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Food Service Manager Salary Information in Wilmington, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of food service managers in Wilmington, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of food service managers in Wilmington 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 Wilmington, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,290
25th Percentile Wage
$41,040
50th Percentile Wage
$48,240
75th Percentile Wage
$63,190
90th Percentile Wage
$76,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Wilmington, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $35,290.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.97
25th Percentile Wage
$19.73
50th Percentile Wage
$23.19
75th Percentile Wage
$30.38
90th Percentile Wage
$36.79

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Wilmington, North Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.79. The median hourly salary is $23.19. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.97.

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
201648,240-6.38%-9.31%
201551,320-10.70%-
201456,810-16.67%-
201366,28020.44%-
201252,730--

Table 3. Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Wilmington with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $48,240 in Wilmington is in the middle of salary range for food service managers in state of North Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of food service managers in Wilmington is 26.7 percent (26.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Burlington and 2.5 percent (2.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Burlington
$65,820
Raleigh-Cary
$61,520
Durham-Chapel Hill
$60,750
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$55,650
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$54,600
Winston-Salem
$53,980
Asheville
$53,710
Jacksonville
$52,440
Rocky Mount
$51,900
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$50,060
Greensboro-High Point
$50,040
Greenville
$49,140
Fayetteville
$48,780
Wilmington
$48,240
Goldsboro
$47,950
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$47,880
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$47,050

See also: Top paying jobs in Wilmington, North Carolina.