Food Service Manager Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for food service managers in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of food service managers amongst Wisconsin areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Food Service Managers in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,160
25th Percentile Wage
$34,430
50th Percentile Wage
$43,970
75th Percentile Wage
$55,260
90th Percentile Wage
$69,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,160.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.54
25th Percentile Wage
$16.55
50th Percentile Wage
$21.14
75th Percentile Wage
$26.57
90th Percentile Wage
$33.61

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $33.61. The median hourly salary is $21.14. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.54.

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
201643,9700.34%2.98%
201543,820-1.76%-
201444,590-1.84%-
201345,4106.06%-
201242,660--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Food Service Managers in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of food service managers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of food service managers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $34,070 to $51,440. The highest paying area for food service managers in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $51,440. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is La Crosse (mean annual salary $49,710). The lowest paying area is Appleton with a median annual salary of $34,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$51,440
La Crosse
$49,710
Madison
$47,310
Oshkosh-Neenah
$46,880
Lake County-Kenosha County
$46,510
Duluth
$46,450
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$45,650
Janesville
$45,340
Green Bay
$45,280
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$43,760
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$43,730
Racine
$41,890
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$41,480
Eau Claire
$40,700
Sheboygan
$40,100
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$38,660
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$35,920
Fond du Lac
$35,640
Wausau
$34,660
Appleton
$34,070



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