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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
219,160 1.7 % $28.35 $58,960 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.18 $19.54 $26.08 $34.23 $44.43
Annual Wage (2) $31,580 $40,650 $54,240 $71,200 $92,410


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)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 158,590 1.48 $26.99 $56,140
Special Food Services 12,630 1.76 $31.08 $64,650
Traveler Accommodation 8,240 0.41 $33.57 $69,830
Management of Companies and Enterprises 7,540 0.32 $34.13 $70,990
Elementary and Secondary Schools 4,570 0.05 $31.60 $65,730

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 12,630 1.76 $31.08 $64,650
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 158,590 1.48 $26.99 $56,140
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 3,010 0.77 $27.07 $56,310
Office Administrative Services 2,420 0.49 $29.68 $61,730
Amusement Parks and Arcades 890 0.43 $29.11 $60,550

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Furniture Stores 40 0.02 $39.59 $82,350
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing 30 0.02 $39.06 $81,240
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,730 0.03 $38.87 $80,850
Other Food Manufacturing 60 0.03 $38.36 $79,800
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4244 and 4248 only) 110 0.01 $37.28 $77,540


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 37,030 2.18 1.44 $27.84 $57,920
Florida 15,260 1.77 1.17 $29.40 $61,160
Texas 12,180 1.01 0.66 $29.62 $61,610
Tennessee 10,030 3.39 2.24 $22.71 $47,240
Georgia 9,250 2.11 1.39 $25.32 $52,660




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 10,030 3.39 2.24 $22.71 $47,240
District of Columbia 1,600 2.25 1.49 $34.13 $70,980
Nevada 3,020 2.24 1.48 $33.28 $69,220
California 37,030 2.18 1.44 $27.84 $57,920
North Dakota 900 2.16 1.43 $26.30 $54,700




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 3,400 0.84 0.55 $39.59 $82,340
Washington 2,280 0.70 0.46 $37.49 $77,970
New York 8,850 0.94 0.62 $37.38 $77,760
Delaware 510 1.15 0.76 $36.56 $76,040
Connecticut 1,310 0.79 0.52 $36.12 $75,130





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 13,890 2.27 1.50 $26.57 $55,270
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 8,910 0.94 0.62 $39.52 $82,210
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 5,340 2.21 1.46 $29.46 $61,280
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,220 1.94 1.28 $25.76 $53,570
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 4,610 1.67 1.10 $33.62 $69,930
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 4,020 1.95 1.29 $28.41 $59,080
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 3,550 2.43 1.60 $32.87 $68,380
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3,530 1.13 0.74 $34.29 $71,330
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,320 2.22 1.47 $25.41 $52,850
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 3,110 1.20 0.79 $37.54 $78,070