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First-Line Supervisor of Food Preparation and Serving Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. First-Line Supervisor of Food Preparation and Serving Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,260
25th Percentile Wage
$24,960
50th Percentile Wage
$31,960
75th Percentile Wage
$43,390
90th Percentile Wage
$55,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers is $55,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,260. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 162% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$31,960
1.50% 8.42%
2016
$31,480
3.62% -
2015
$30,340
2.57% -
2014
$29,560
0.81% -
2013
$29,320
0.17% -
2012
$29,270
- -

Table 2. First-Line Supervisor of Food Preparation and Serving Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers in 17 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers occupations is the construction sector with an annual salary $44,090. The lowest paying sector is the information sector (annual salary $29,250).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Construction
$44,090
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$40,820
Federal, State, and Local Government
$40,200
Finance and Insurance
$39,720
Health Care and Social Assistance
$39,170
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$39,130
Transportation and Warehousing
$38,340
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$37,620
Wholesale Trade
$37,360
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$37,360
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$37,130
Retail Trade
$36,110
Manufacturing
$34,580
Educational Services
$33,450
Accommodation and Food Services
$31,070
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$30,250
Information
$29,250

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $22,470 to $41,950. The highest paying state for first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers is New Jersey with a median annual salary of $41,950. The lowest paying state is Guam with a median annual salary of $22,470. For more salary information of first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New Jersey
$41,950
Vermont
$39,710
Delaware
$37,880
Texas
$37,870
New Hampshire
$37,730
Colorado
$37,520
Maryland
$37,330
Massachusetts
$37,140
Washington
$36,920
Rhode Island
$36,410
District of Columbia
$36,380
New York
$35,960
Hawaii
$35,590
Minnesota
$34,970
Alaska
$34,930
Nevada
$34,780
Pennsylvania
$34,270
Florida
$34,100
Maine
$33,980
Virginia
$33,590
North Dakota
$33,290
Virgin Islands
$33,280
Connecticut
$33,030
South Dakota
$32,850
Michigan
$32,300
Montana
$32,130
California
$31,590
North Carolina
$31,540
Ohio
$31,050
Wyoming
$30,610
Arizona
$30,390
Illinois
$29,810
Oregon
$29,730
Iowa
$29,260
Louisiana
$29,230
South Carolina
$29,090
Utah
$29,020
Nebraska
$28,750
Indiana
$28,690
Wisconsin
$28,540
Tennessee
$28,510
Alabama
$28,400
Kentucky
$27,960
Kansas
$27,940
Missouri
$27,830
Idaho
$27,710
Georgia
$27,050
West Virginia
$26,530
Arkansas
$25,770
Oklahoma
$25,410
New Mexico
$25,280
Mississippi
$25,150
Puerto Rico
$22,790
Guam
$22,470



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