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Food Service Manager Salary Information in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of food service managers in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of food service managers in Waterloo-Cedar Falls 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 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,200
25th Percentile Wage
$30,960
50th Percentile Wage
$42,310
75th Percentile Wage
$55,690
90th Percentile Wage
$63,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $63,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $24,200.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.63
25th Percentile Wage
$14.89
50th Percentile Wage
$20.34
75th Percentile Wage
$26.77
90th Percentile Wage
$30.61

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.61. The median hourly salary is $20.34. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.63.

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
201642,31012.41%9.36%
201537,060-1.40%-
201437,5803.46%-
201336,280-5.71%-
201238,350--

Table 3. Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Waterloo-Cedar Falls with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $42,310 in Waterloo-Cedar Falls 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 Waterloo-Cedar Falls is 16.4 percent (16.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Ames and 30.6 percent (30.6%) 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 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa.