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Food Service Manager Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

The salary statistics of food service managers in the industry sector of accommodation and food services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare food service manager salaries in different industries within the accommodation and food services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Food Service Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,670
25th Percentile Wage
$37,340
50th Percentile Wage
$49,530
75th Percentile Wage
$64,700
90th Percentile Wage
$82,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in the industry sector of accommodation and food services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) food service managers is $82,660. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid food service managers is $28,670.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of food service managers in the industry sector of accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,5303.71%4.74%
201547,690-0.06%-
201447,7200.82%-
201347,3300.32%-
201247,180--

Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Accommodation and Food Services Sector

The average salaries of food service managers in ten industries in the accommodation and food services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for food service manager occupations is the casino hotels industry with an annual salary $61,800. The lowest paying industry is the rv (recreational vehicle) parks and recreational camps industry (annual salary $45,250). For detailed food service manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Casino Hotels
$61,800
Traveler Accommodation
$59,950
Accommodation
$59,850
Special Food Services
$57,740
Rooming and Boarding Houses
$54,290
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
$53,960
Full-Service Restaurants
$53,110
Food Services and Drinking Places
$49,040
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$48,270
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$45,250

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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