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Food Service Manager Salary Information in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of food service managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of food service managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner 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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,070
25th Percentile Wage
$38,000
50th Percentile Wage
$48,990
75th Percentile Wage
$63,440
90th Percentile Wage
$79,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $28,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.50
25th Percentile Wage
$18.27
50th Percentile Wage
$23.55
75th Percentile Wage
$30.50
90th Percentile Wage
$38.09

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.09. The median hourly salary is $23.55. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.50.

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
201648,9900.98%1.88%
201548,5107.67%-
201444,790-4.26%-
201346,700-2.93%-
201248,070--

Table 3. Compare Food Service Manager Salary in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with Other Louisiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $48,990 in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner 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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner is 15.3 percent (15.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area and 26.6 percent (26.6%) 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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana.