Food Service Manager Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for food service managers in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of food service managers amongst Kentucky 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 Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,280
25th Percentile Wage
$36,240
50th Percentile Wage
$45,300
75th Percentile Wage
$56,510
90th Percentile Wage
$69,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,280.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.56
25th Percentile Wage
$17.42
50th Percentile Wage
$21.78
75th Percentile Wage
$27.17
90th Percentile Wage
$33.57

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $33.57. The median hourly salary is $21.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.56.

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
201645,3000.51%0.99%
201545,070-0.02%-
201445,080-1.24%-
201345,6401.73%-
201244,850--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of food service managers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of food service managers in state of Kentucky ranges from $37,030 to $50,260. The highest paying area for food service managers in Kentucky is Owensboro with a median annual salary of $50,260. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Lexington-Fayette (mean annual salary $49,070). The lowest paying area is Elizabethtown with a median annual salary of $37,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Owensboro
$50,260
Lexington-Fayette
$49,070
Louisville-Jefferson County
$47,810
Evansville
$45,790
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$41,850
Bowling Green
$41,530
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$41,520
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$41,130
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$38,260
Elizabethtown
$37,030


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