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Food Service Manager Salary Information in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,590
25th Percentile Wage
$40,150
50th Percentile Wage
$47,810
75th Percentile Wage
$57,380
90th Percentile Wage
$70,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,590.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.67
25th Percentile Wage
$19.30
50th Percentile Wage
$22.99
75th Percentile Wage
$27.59
90th Percentile Wage
$33.90

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $33.90. The median hourly salary is $22.99. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.67.

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
201647,8103.37%5.81%
201546,2001.69%-
201445,4200.20%-
201345,3300.66%-
201245,030--

Table 3. Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Louisville-Jefferson County with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $47,810 in Louisville-Jefferson County is in the middle of salary range for food service managers in state of Kentucky. In comparison, the annual salary of food service managers in Louisville-Jefferson County is 4.9 percent (4.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Owensboro and 22.5 percent (22.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Elizabethtown.

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 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky.