Food Service Manager Salary Information in Ames, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of food service managers in Ames, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of food service managers in Ames is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Food Service Managers in Ames, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,010
25th Percentile Wage
$42,380
50th Percentile Wage
$54,770
75th Percentile Wage
$65,370
90th Percentile Wage
$90,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Ames, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,010.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of food service managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,770
7.56% 29.34%
2016
$50,630
-6.02% -
2015
$53,680
14.01% -
2014
$46,160
5.42% -
2013
$43,660
11.36% -
2012
$38,700
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Table 3. Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Ames with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $54,770, Ames is the highest paying city for food service managers in state of Iowa, followed by Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $50,230). In comparison, the median annual salary of food service managers in Ames is 8.3 percent (8.3%) higher than that in Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ames
$54,770
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$50,230
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$48,550
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$45,650
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$44,150
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$44,030
Cedar Rapids
$39,880
Iowa City
$39,720
Dubuque
$37,510
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$36,990
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$29,940



See also: Top paying jobs in Ames, Iowa.