Food Service Manager Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for food service managers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of food service managers among Illinois cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Food Service Managers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,410
25th Percentile Wage
$33,840
50th Percentile Wage
$48,460
75th Percentile Wage
$69,190
90th Percentile Wage
$78,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,410.

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
$48,460
-14.71% 10.90%
2016
$55,590
16.82% -
2015
$46,240
2.44% -
2014
$45,110
2.77% -
2013
$43,860
1.55% -
2012
$43,180
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of food service managers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of food service managers in state of Illinois ranges from $30,660 to $54,110. The highest paying area for food service managers in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $54,110. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $51,600). The lowest paying area is Decatur with a median annual salary of $30,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$54,110
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$51,600
Bloomington-Normal
$48,930
Champaign-Urbana
$47,630
Springfield
$42,860
Peoria
$41,760
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$39,650
Rockford
$39,610
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$38,710
Kankakee-Bradley
$34,990
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$34,830
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$32,580
Danville
$31,900
Decatur
$30,660




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