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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
201,470 1.6 % $26.93 $56,010 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.08 $18.40 $24.43 $32.21 $41.89
Annual Wage (2) $29,290 $38,260 $50,820 $66,990 $87,120


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 143,040 1.39 $25.58 $53,210
Special Food Services 11,900 1.74 $29.28 $60,910
Traveler Accommodation 8,770 0.46 $31.51 $65,550
Management of Companies and Enterprises 7,570 0.33 $33.48 $69,640
Elementary and Secondary Schools 5,040 0.06 $29.38 $61,110

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 11,900 1.74 $29.28 $60,910
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 143,040 1.39 $25.58 $53,210
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 2,610 0.69 $28.30 $58,870
Traveler Accommodation 8,770 0.46 $31.51 $65,550
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water 60 0.39 $26.44 $54,990

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Insurance Carriers 50 (7) $43.58 $90,640
Offices of Physicians 30 (7) $40.13 $83,460
Activities Related to Real Estate (8) (8) $39.41 $81,980
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 100 0.04 $38.94 $80,990
Scheduled Air Transportation 70 0.02 $38.16 $79,380


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 35,100 2.20 1.53 $25.22 $52,450
Texas 10,520 0.90 0.62 $29.33 $61,010
Tennessee 9,710 3.36 2.34 $20.85 $43,370
Florida 9,160 1.11 0.78 $35.13 $73,070
Georgia 8,310 1.97 1.37 $22.15 $46,070




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 9,710 3.36 2.34 $20.85 $43,370
Hawaii 1,730 2.74 1.91 $28.78 $59,850
Iowa 3,390 2.21 1.54 $19.98 $41,560
California 35,100 2.20 1.53 $25.22 $52,450
Oklahoma 3,450 2.18 1.52 $23.12 $48,080




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 2,760 0.70 0.49 $36.48 $75,880
Florida 9,160 1.11 0.78 $35.13 $73,070
Delaware 410 0.92 0.64 $34.57 $71,910
New York 6,010 0.66 0.46 $33.19 $69,040
Nevada 2,410 1.90 1.32 $33.12 $68,880





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 9,350 2.21 1.54 $23.58 $49,050
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,750 1.86 1.30 $22.61 $47,040
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,050 0.62 0.43 $37.71 $78,430
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,730 1.93 1.34 $26.92 $55,990
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,510 2.25 1.57 $27.16 $56,490
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 3,400 2.45 1.71 $27.76 $57,730
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,380 1.36 0.94 $31.07 $64,630
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,090 2.27 1.58 $23.13 $48,100
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 2,890 1.60 1.12 $33.90 $70,510
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 2,870 3.15 2.19 $23.37 $48,600