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Food Service Manager Salary Information in Lake Charles, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of food service managers in Lake Charles, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of food service managers in Lake Charles is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Food Service Managers in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,290
25th Percentile Wage
$38,810
50th Percentile Wage
$54,220
75th Percentile Wage
$66,380
90th Percentile Wage
$80,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Lake Charles, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,290.

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
$54,220
7.23% 13.56%
2016
$50,300
2.90% -
2015
$48,840
-2.54% -
2014
$50,080
8.35% -
2013
$45,900
-2.11% -
2012
$46,870
- -

Table 3. Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Lake Charles with Other Louisiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $54,220 in Lake Charles is in the middle of salary range for food service managers in state of Louisiana. In comparison, the annual salary of food service managers in Lake Charles is 11.4 percent (11.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area and 57.1 percent (57.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying New Iberia nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$61,230
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$56,340
Monroe
$55,450
Shreveport-Bossier City
$55,270
Baton Rouge
$55,200
Lake Charles
$54,220
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$52,410
Alexandria
$51,040
Lafayette
$48,720
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$35,970
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$23,240



See also: Top paying jobs in Lake Charles, Louisiana.