Average Base Pay
28% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Food Service Managers role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $39,010. A Food Service Managers candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $46,720. A person in a mid-career Food Service Managers role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $58,240 a year. Food Service Managers with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $71,940. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Food Service Managers role’s annual salary averages $82,530 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Food Service Managers position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $58,240 higher than the national average for Food Service Managers positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Food Service Managers roles that can advance both internally and with another company.