Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
189,510 1.3 % $25.28 $52,580 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.82 $18.32 $23.06 $29.83 $38.96
Annual Wage (2) $30,820 $38,110 $47,960 $62,050 $81,030


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)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 132,850 1.49 $24.16 $50,260
Special Food Services 11,470 1.94 $27.76 $57,740
Traveler Accommodation 8,680 0.50 $28.98 $60,270
Management of Companies and Enterprises 7,320 0.37 $30.41 $63,260
Elementary and Secondary Schools 5,540 0.07 $25.87 $53,820

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 11,470 1.94 $27.76 $57,740
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 132,850 1.49 $24.16 $50,260
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 1,860 0.53 $26.03 $54,140
Traveler Accommodation 8,680 0.50 $28.98 $60,270
Office Administrative Services 1,650 0.40 $26.09 $54,270

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 $37.26 $77,500
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 70 0.03 $34.81 $72,400
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,470 0.03 $34.45 $71,650
Civic and Social Organizations 290 0.08 $34.18 $71,090
Other Food Manufacturing (8) (8) $34.17 $71,080


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 29,020 2.03 1.39 $25.69 $53,430
Texas 19,030 1.80 1.24 $23.15 $48,140
Ohio 8,990 1.78 1.22 $22.62 $47,050
Florida 8,720 1.20 0.82 $27.27 $56,720
New York 8,260 0.97 0.66 $32.18 $66,930




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)
Hawaii 2,100 3.56 2.45 $23.37 $48,600
District of Columbia 1,820 2.78 1.91 $28.34 $58,940
Tennessee 6,890 2.59 1.78 $21.38 $44,460
Nevada 2,700 2.39 1.65 $34.09 $70,910
California 29,020 2.03 1.39 $25.69 $53,430




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nevada 2,700 2.39 1.65 $34.09 $70,910
Delaware 280 0.69 0.47 $33.06 $68,760
Rhode Island 350 0.77 0.53 $32.25 $67,080
New York 8,260 0.97 0.66 $32.18 $66,930
New Jersey 4,230 1.11 0.77 $31.98 $66,510





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 6,910 1.78 1.23 $24.73 $51,440
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,960 0.96 0.66 $33.32 $69,310
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 4,510 1.24 0.85 $23.43 $48,730
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,490 1.66 1.14 $22.61 $47,020
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,460 1.48 1.02 $31.44 $65,390
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,440 1.97 1.35 $24.39 $50,730
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 3,340 2.65 1.82 $26.90 $55,950
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,010 2.13 1.47 $26.53 $55,190
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,990 1.73 1.19 $25.74 $53,550
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 2,670 1.18 0.81 $22.66 $47,130