The salary statistics of food service managers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of food service managers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The food service managers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) food service managers is $82,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,920. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 175% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
|Year||Average Annual Salary||Growth (%)|
Table 2 shows the salary trend for food service managers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 0.89%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.25%. We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.
The average salaries of food service managers in 15 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for food service managers occupations is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector with an annual salary $61,160. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $45,470).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
From the above tables we note that not only food service managers 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 food service managers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $29,560 to $69,670. The highest paying state for food service managers is Rhode Island with a median annual salary of $69,670. The lowest paying state is Guam with a median annual salary of $29,560. For more salary information of food service managers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New York|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Virgin Islands|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |