Food Service Manager Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for food service managers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of food service managers among Louisiana areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Food Service Managers in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,720
25th Percentile Wage
$39,500
50th Percentile Wage
$49,810
75th Percentile Wage
$61,350
90th Percentile Wage
$76,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,720.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.25
25th Percentile Wage
$18.98
50th Percentile Wage
$23.95
75th Percentile Wage
$29.49
90th Percentile Wage
$36.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.78. The median hourly salary is $23.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.25.

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
201649,8105.18%7.31%
201547,2305.36%-
201444,700-1.12%-
201345,200-2.15%-
201246,170--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Food Service Managers in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of food service managers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of food service managers in state of Louisiana ranges from $35,970 to $57,820. The highest paying area for food service managers in Louisiana is Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $57,820. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Monroe (mean annual salary $56,010). The lowest paying area is Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,970.

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


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