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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 statistics of food service managers in Lake Charles 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 Lake Charles, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,090
25th Percentile Wage
$37,980
50th Percentile Wage
$50,300
75th Percentile Wage
$61,510
90th Percentile Wage
$76,110

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 $76,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $33,090.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.91
25th Percentile Wage
$18.26
50th Percentile Wage
$24.19
75th Percentile Wage
$29.57
90th Percentile Wage
$36.59

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.59. The median hourly salary is $24.19. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.91.

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
201650,3002.90%6.82%
201548,840-2.54%-
201450,0808.35%-
201345,900-2.11%-
201246,870--

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 $50,300 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 13.0 percent (13.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area and 28.5 percent (28.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$57,820
Monroe
$56,010
Alexandria
$54,890
Shreveport-Bossier City
$52,410
Lake Charles
$50,300
Baton Rouge
$49,620
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$48,990
Lafayette
$46,940
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$35,970

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