Food Service Manager Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for food service managers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of food service managers amongst Iowa areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Food Service Managers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,060
25th Percentile Wage
$29,820
50th Percentile Wage
$38,410
75th Percentile Wage
$48,780
90th Percentile Wage
$65,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,060.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.53
25th Percentile Wage
$14.34
50th Percentile Wage
$18.47
75th Percentile Wage
$23.45
90th Percentile Wage
$31.49

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.49. The median hourly salary is $18.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.53.

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
201638,410-0.10%2.45%
201538,4501.43%-
201437,900-0.82%-
201338,2101.94%-
201237,470--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Food Service Managers in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of food service managers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of food service managers in state of Iowa ranges from $29,380 to $50,630. The highest paying area for food service managers in Iowa is Ames with a median annual salary of $50,630. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $45,320). The lowest paying area is Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,380.

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


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