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Food Service Manager Salary Information in Chattanooga, Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,320
25th Percentile Wage
$30,620
50th Percentile Wage
$38,420
75th Percentile Wage
$48,230
90th Percentile Wage
$58,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $25,320.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.17
25th Percentile Wage
$14.72
50th Percentile Wage
$18.47
75th Percentile Wage
$23.19
90th Percentile Wage
$28.01

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.01. The median hourly salary is $18.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.17.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
201438,4204.50%3.44%
201336,690-1.12%-
201237,100--

Table 3. Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Chattanooga with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $38,420 in Chattanooga is in the middle of salary range for food service managers in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of food service managers in Chattanooga is 17.0 percent (17.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin and 17.0 percent (17.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnson City.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$46,290
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$42,200
Morristown
$41,790
Knoxville
$39,720
Clarksville
$39,040
Chattanooga
$38,420
Cleveland
$38,360
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$38,240
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$38,200
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$37,530
Memphis
$35,240
Jackson
$33,590
Johnson City
$31,900

See also: Top paying jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee.