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Food Service Manager Salary Information in Bellingham, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of food service managers in Bellingham, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of food service managers in Bellingham 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 Bellingham, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,150
25th Percentile Wage
$51,570
50th Percentile Wage
$63,190
75th Percentile Wage
$72,670
90th Percentile Wage
$78,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Bellingham, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $41,150.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.78
25th Percentile Wage
$24.79
50th Percentile Wage
$30.38
75th Percentile Wage
$34.94
90th Percentile Wage
$37.68

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Bellingham, Washington. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.68. The median hourly salary is $30.38. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.78.

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
201663,19019.99%11.95%
201550,5609.12%-
201445,950-0.65%-
201346,250-20.30%-
201255,640--

Table 3. Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Bellingham with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $63,190, Bellingham is the highest paying city for food service managers in state of Washington, followed by Seattle-Bellevue-Everett (median annual salary $59,780). In comparison, the median annual salary of food service managers in Bellingham is 5.4 percent (5.4%) higher than that in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bellingham
$63,190
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$59,780
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$57,110
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$56,990
Bremerton-Silverdale
$56,230
Spokane
$55,370
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$50,960
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$50,180
Olympia
$48,440
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$47,550
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$45,150
Tacoma
$44,760
Yakima
$44,070
Longview
$34,770

See also: Top paying jobs in Bellingham, Washington.