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Supervisor of Food Preparation and Serving Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of supervisors of food preparation and serving workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of supervisors of food preparation and serving workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of supervisors of food preparation and serving workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,820
25th Percentile Wage
$24,720
50th Percentile Wage
$32,790
75th Percentile Wage
$44,810
90th Percentile Wage
$58,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for supervisors of food preparation and serving workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) supervisors of food preparation and serving workers is $58,070. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,820. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 178% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of supervisors of food preparation and serving workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201632,7904.18%8.14%
201531,4202.93%-
201430,5000.92%-
201330,2200.33%-
201230,120--

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

The average salaries of supervisors of food preparation and serving workers in 18 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 supervisors of food preparation and serving workers occupations is the finance and insurance sector with an annual salary $47,580. The lowest paying sector is the information sector (annual salary $28,560).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Finance and Insurance
$47,580
Construction
$43,740
Federal, State, and Local Government
$43,210
Transportation and Warehousing
$42,790
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$41,490
Wholesale Trade
$41,160
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$41,070
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$40,460
Mining
$39,680
Health Care and Social Assistance
$39,140
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$37,670
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$36,880
Retail Trade
$35,450
Manufacturing
$34,940
Educational Services
$32,640
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$31,980
Accommodation and Food Services
$31,770
Information
$28,560


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