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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
235,470 1.2 % $28.76 $59,820 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.97 $20.32 $26.60 $34.27 $44.73
Annual Wage (2) $33,210 $42,260 $55,320 $71,270 $93,040


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 171,040 1.58 $27.35 $56,880
Special Food Services 14,020 1.91 $31.40 $65,320
Traveler Accommodation 8,650 0.42 $34.12 $70,970
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8,560 0.35 $35.92 $74,710
Elementary and Secondary Schools 4,630 0.05 $32.01 $66,590

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 14,020 1.91 $31.40 $65,320
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 171,040 1.58 $27.35 $56,880
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 3,430 0.86 $26.96 $56,070
Office Administrative Services 2,700 0.54 $30.46 $63,360
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 110 0.50 $31.68 $65,890

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scheduled Air Transportation 30 0.01 $50.47 $104,990
Furniture Stores 40 0.02 $40.00 $83,190
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,780 0.03 $39.58 $82,330
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 100 0.01 $38.22 $79,500
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 160 0.10 $36.58 $76,090


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 40,440 2.33 1.45 $29.25 $60,840
Florida 20,150 2.29 1.43 $27.84 $57,900
Illinois 18,250 3.03 1.89 $23.89 $49,690
Texas 15,690 1.26 0.79 $28.62 $59,520
Tennessee 10,520 3.50 2.18 $23.08 $48,000




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 10,520 3.50 2.18 $23.08 $48,000
Illinois 18,250 3.03 1.89 $23.89 $49,690
West Virginia 1,740 2.47 1.54 $22.50 $46,800
Vermont 740 2.42 1.51 $27.35 $56,880
California 40,440 2.33 1.45 $29.25 $60,840




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 3,170 0.78 0.48 $40.07 $83,350
Delaware 560 1.24 0.78 $38.13 $79,320
Washington 2,760 0.83 0.52 $36.91 $76,770
New York 10,470 1.10 0.69 $36.43 $75,760
District of Columbia 1,400 1.94 1.21 $35.92 $74,710





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-Anaheim, CA 14,520 2.33 1.45 $27.79 $57,810
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 13,310 2.85 1.77 $24.23 $50,390
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 9,920 1.03 0.64 $38.91 $80,940
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,470 2.62 1.63 $30.51 $63,460
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,020 2.19 1.37 $28.84 $59,980
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 5,170 1.85 1.15 $33.02 $68,690
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 4,500 1.70 1.06 $33.47 $69,610
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 4,020 1.32 0.82 $29.82 $62,030
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,800 2.47 1.54 $26.35 $54,810
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 3,670 2.45 1.53 $33.06 $68,770