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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of food service managers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux|| |
|Shreveport-Bossier City|| |
|Baton Rouge|| |
|Lake Charles|| |
|New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner|| |
|Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area|| |
|New Iberia nonmetropolitan area|| |