Food Service Manager Salary Information in Lincoln, Nebraska

The annual and hourly salary statistics of food service managers in Lincoln, Nebraska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of food service managers in Lincoln 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 Lincoln, Nebraska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,800
25th Percentile Wage
$35,160
50th Percentile Wage
$42,200
75th Percentile Wage
$51,090
90th Percentile Wage
$61,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Lincoln, Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,800.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.33
25th Percentile Wage
$16.91
50th Percentile Wage
$20.29
75th Percentile Wage
$24.56
90th Percentile Wage
$29.51

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Lincoln, Nebraska. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.51. The median hourly salary is $20.29. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.33.

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
201642,200-5.95%-20.33%
201544,7100.27%-
201444,590-20.92%-
201353,9205.82%-
201250,780--

Table 3. Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Lincoln with Other Nebraska Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $42,200 in Lincoln is in the middle of salary range for food service managers in state of Nebraska. In comparison, the annual salary of food service managers in Lincoln is 14.4 percent (14.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Omaha-Council Bluffs and 23.1 percent (23.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$49,320
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$48,780
Lincoln
$42,200
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$40,350
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$32,470

See also: Top paying jobs in Lincoln, Nebraska.