Food Service Manager Salary Information in Reading, Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,770
25th Percentile Wage
$42,560
50th Percentile Wage
$50,860
75th Percentile Wage
$64,450
90th Percentile Wage
$79,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Reading, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $31,770.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.27
25th Percentile Wage
$20.46
50th Percentile Wage
$24.45
75th Percentile Wage
$30.99
90th Percentile Wage
$38.15

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Reading, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.15. The median hourly salary is $24.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.27.

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
201650,8601.69%-8.32%
201550,000-5.68%-
201452,840-15.71%-
201361,1409.90%-
201255,090--

Table 3. Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Reading with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $50,860 in Reading is in the middle of salary range for food service managers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of food service managers in Reading is 31.9 percent (31.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 22.3 percent (22.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnstown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$74,680
Williamsport
$64,900
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$63,290
Philadelphia
$61,510
State College
$60,810
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$57,990
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$53,590
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$52,950
York-Hanover
$52,780
Reading
$50,860
Lancaster
$50,310
Pittsburgh
$50,080
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$49,110
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$48,490
Altoona
$46,040
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$44,220
Erie
$42,580
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$42,180
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,030
Johnstown
$39,500

See also: Top paying jobs in Reading, Pennsylvania.