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Food Service Manager Salary Information in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of food service managers in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of food service managers in Lexington-Fayette 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 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,050
25th Percentile Wage
$39,910
50th Percentile Wage
$49,070
75th Percentile Wage
$58,540
90th Percentile Wage
$67,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $67,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $35,050.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.85
25th Percentile Wage
$19.19
50th Percentile Wage
$23.59
75th Percentile Wage
$28.15
90th Percentile Wage
$32.51

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $32.51. The median hourly salary is $23.59. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.85.

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
201649,0701.87%11.15%
201548,1503.47%-
201446,4800.39%-
201346,3005.83%-
201243,600--

Table 3. Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Lexington-Fayette with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $49,070, Lexington-Fayette is the second highest paying city for food service managers in state of Kentucky, following the highest paying city Owensboro (median annual salary of $50,260). Compared with Owensboro, the median annual salary of food service managers in Lexington-Fayette is 2.4 percent (2.4%) lower.

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

See also: Top paying jobs in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky.