Food Service Managers

Training Requirements for Food Service Managers

Food service managers need a high school diploma or equivalent and less than 5 years experience.

Degrees for Food service managers
Percent
Less than High School 8.8
High School 28.6
Some College 27.9
Associates Degree 9.5
Bachelors Degree 21.2
Masters Degree 3.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.6

Employment Outlook for Food Service Managers

This represents about 305,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 15,000 more food service managers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 77,000 more.

Typical Income for Food Service Managers

Hourly Income

On average,food service managers make $26.93 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Food service managers $14.08 $18.40 $24.43 $32.21 $41.89
Management occupations $22.76 $32.99 $48.46 $70.72 $high
Other management occupations $20.43 $29.12 $42.03 $58.69 $77.66
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, food service managers make $56,010 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Food service managers $29,290 $38,260 $50,820 $66,990 $87,120
Management occupations $47,330 $68,630 $100,790 $147,090 $high
Other management occupations $42,480 $60,570 $87,420 $122,070 $161,540
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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