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Food Service Manager Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of food service managers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare food service manager salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Food Service Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,690
25th Percentile Wage
$38,510
50th Percentile Wage
$53,780
75th Percentile Wage
$75,800
90th Percentile Wage
$95,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $95,210. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid food service managers is $32,690.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,7809.22%5.24%
201548,820-10.61%-
201454,0000.15%-
201353,9205.49%-
201250,960--

Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of food service managers in six industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 state government, including schools and hospitals industry with an annual salary $57,570. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $50,140). For detailed food service manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
State government, including schools and hospitals
$57,570
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$57,320
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$57,250
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$55,700
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$53,780
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$50,140

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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