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Food Service Manager Salary Information in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of food service managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of food service managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Food Service Managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,610
25th Percentile Wage
$35,540
50th Percentile Wage
$44,010
75th Percentile Wage
$50,670
90th Percentile Wage
$73,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $28,610.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.75
25th Percentile Wage
$17.09
50th Percentile Wage
$21.16
75th Percentile Wage
$24.36
90th Percentile Wage
$35.20

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.20. The median hourly salary is $21.16. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.75.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of food service managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,0105.20%11.41%
201541,7202.52%-
201440,6701.94%-
201339,8802.23%-
201238,990--

Table 3. Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Des Moines-West Des Moines with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $44,010 in Des Moines-West Des Moines is in the middle of salary range for food service managers in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of food service managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines is 13.1 percent (13.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Ames and 33.2 percent (33.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ames
$50,630
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$45,320
Dubuque
$44,200
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$44,010
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$43,550
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$42,310
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$39,280
Iowa City
$39,000
Cedar Rapids
$36,080
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$30,370
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$29,380

See also: Top paying jobs in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa.