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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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 Food Service Managers
Industry profile for Food Service Managers
Geographic profile for Food Service Managers

National estimates for Food Service Managers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Food Service Managers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
197,010 1.3 % $ 29.33 $ 61,000 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for Food Service Managers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 16.29 $ 20.95 $ 27.21 $ 35.25 $ 45.56
Annual Wage (2) $ 33,880 $ 43,580 $ 56,590 $ 73,330 $ 94,770


Industry profile for Food Service Managers:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Food Service Managers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 142,900 1.58 $ 27.80 $ 57,820
Special Food Services 11,090 1.99 $ 31.75 $ 66,040
Management of Companies and Enterprises 7,260 0.30 $ 36.68 $ 76,290
Traveler Accommodation 6,020 0.40 $ 35.23 $ 73,280
Elementary and Secondary Schools 4,380 0.05 $ 33.36 $ 69,390

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Food Service Managers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Special Food Services 11,090 1.99 $ 31.75 $ 66,040
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 142,900 1.58 $ 27.80 $ 57,820
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 2,560 0.90 $ 29.32 $ 61,000
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 120 0.59 $ 35.07 $ 72,940
Office Administrative Services 2,530 0.51 $ 32.08 $ 66,730

Top paying industries for Food Service Managers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scheduled Air Transportation 40 0.01 $ 49.72 $ 103,420
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 100 0.09 $ 40.51 $ 84,270
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,680 0.03 $ 40.27 $ 83,760
Religious Organizations 60 0.03 $ 39.96 $ 83,110
Direct Selling Establishments (8) (8) $ 38.45 $ 79,980


Geographic profile for Food Service Managers:

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





States with the highest employment level in Food Service Managers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 32,240 1.96 1.39 $ 30.29 $ 63,010
Florida 17,410 2.06 1.46 $ 28.04 $ 58,310
Texas 15,410 1.27 0.90 $ 27.99 $ 58,210
Illinois 13,470 2.39 1.69 $ 25.52 $ 53,090
Tennessee 9,050 3.12 2.20 $ 23.00 $ 47,830




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Food Service Managers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Tennessee 9,050 3.12 2.20 $ 23.00 $ 47,830
West Virginia 1,630 2.50 1.77 $ 22.49 $ 46,780
Illinois 13,470 2.39 1.69 $ 25.52 $ 53,090
South Dakota 900 2.20 1.55 $ 26.69 $ 55,510
Nevada 2,690 2.15 1.52 $ 30.76 $ 63,980




Top paying states for Food Service Managers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 2,370 0.63 0.44 $ 42.18 $ 87,730
Delaware 480 1.13 0.79 $ 37.43 $ 77,850
Connecticut 840 0.54 0.38 $ 36.99 $ 76,930
District of Columbia 1,040 1.52 1.07 $ 36.50 $ 75,920
Washington 2,170 0.68 0.48 $ 36.46 $ 75,830





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Food Service Managers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 11,320 1.94 1.37 $ 30.02 $ 62,450
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 9,630 2.21 1.56 $ 25.81 $ 53,690
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,540 0.85 0.60 $ 39.10 $ 81,330
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,750 2.18 1.54 $ 27.98 $ 58,200
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 5,050 2.17 1.53 $ 32.29 $ 67,170
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 4,300 1.65 1.17 $ 35.64 $ 74,130
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 3,990 1.59 1.12 $ 28.98 $ 60,270
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,920 1.32 0.93 $ 28.28 $ 58,830
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,290 2.21 1.56 $ 27.28 $ 56,740
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,050 1.45 1.02 $ 29.58 $ 61,520




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Food Service Managers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 570 5.24 3.70 $ 26.40 $ 54,910
Panama City, FL 340 4.46 3.15 $ 31.02 $ 64,520
Clarksville, TN-KY 340 4.04 2.85 $ 18.74 $ 38,980
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 420 3.90 2.75 $ 22.50 $ 46,790
Champaign-Urbana, IL 350 3.67 2.59 $ 24.50 $ 50,960
Lawton, OK 150 3.60 2.54 $ 23.66 $ 49,210
Knoxville, TN 1,320 3.50 2.47 $ 23.22 $ 48,290
Rapid City, SD 220 3.47 2.45 $ 27.74 $ 57,700
Morgantown, WV 210 3.39 2.39 $ 24.57 $ 51,100
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 470 3.26 2.30 $ 38.96 $ 81,040