Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

11-9051 Food Service Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that serves food and beverages. Excludes "Chefs and Head Cooks" (35-1011).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
186,830 1.3 % $25.11 $52,220 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.65 $18.27 $23.14 $29.79 $38.66
Annual Wage (2) $30,480 $38,000 $48,130 $61,970 $80,410


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Limited-Service Eating Places 64,980 1.62 $22.15 $46,070
Full-Service Restaurants 63,380 1.42 $26.04 $54,160
Special Food Services 11,490 2.09 $27.10 $56,370
Traveler Accommodation 7,740 0.46 $29.16 $60,650
Elementary and Secondary Schools 6,880 0.08 $24.13 $50,180

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Special Food Services 11,490 2.09 $27.10 $56,370
Limited-Service Eating Places 64,980 1.62 $22.15 $46,070
Full-Service Restaurants 63,380 1.42 $26.04 $54,160
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 2,850 0.83 $26.16 $54,410
Office Administrative Services 2,500 0.63 $25.58 $53,220

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers 40 0.01 $44.21 $91,960
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,580 0.03 $33.72 $70,140
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 70 0.03 $33.01 $68,670
Amusement Parks and Arcades 340 0.21 $32.08 $66,730
Management of Companies and Enterprises (8) (8) $30.98 $64,440


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 30,100 2.15 1.46 $25.01 $52,030
Texas 17,710 1.76 1.20 $23.39 $48,660
Florida 10,320 1.45 0.99 $26.70 $55,540
New York 9,860 1.18 0.80 $29.21 $60,760
Illinois 8,040 1.46 0.99 $22.92 $47,670




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Tennessee 7,040 2.74 1.86 $20.22 $42,070
Hawaii 1,430 2.51 1.70 $24.56 $51,090
Nevada 2,540 2.28 1.55 $34.52 $71,790
Maine 1,260 2.19 1.49 $24.09 $50,110
Minnesota 5,580 2.18 1.48 $23.21 $48,290




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nevada 2,540 2.28 1.55 $34.52 $71,790
Delaware 270 0.68 0.46 $32.70 $68,010
Washington (8) (8) (8) $32.64 $67,900
New Jersey 3,700 0.98 0.67 $32.06 $66,690
Massachusetts 4,540 1.46 0.99 $30.29 $63,000

Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,420 1.94 1.32 $25.21 $52,440
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 5,950 1.20 0.81 $31.94 $66,430
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division 4,580 1.29 0.88 $25.43 $52,890
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,180 2.49 1.70 $24.52 $51,000
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,010 1.60 1.09 $28.14 $58,530
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 3,620 2.92 1.99 $25.24 $52,490
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,480 2.07 1.41 $25.85 $53,780
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 3,410 1.55 1.06 $23.89 $49,690
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,290 2.39 1.63 $24.57 $51,110
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,240 1.62 1.10 $22.34 $46,460




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Clarksville, TN-KY 310 4.04 2.75 $18.19 $37,840
Johnson City, TN 280 3.69 2.51 $16.65 $34,630
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC 390 3.67 2.50 $27.31 $56,810
Bay City, MI 120 3.45 2.35 $21.94 $45,630
Corvallis, OR 110 3.37 2.29 $20.33 $42,280
Manhattan, KS 190 3.34 2.27 $19.28 $40,100
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 2,150 3.06 2.08 $23.31 $48,480
Jacksonville, NC 130 3.03 2.06 $24.36 $50,670
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division 260 3.01 2.05 $28.76 $59,810
Rochester-Dover, NH-ME 160 2.99 2.04 $25.12 $52,250