Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

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)
183,940 1.3 % $25.30 $52,620 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.70 $18.31 $23.13 $30.04 $39.14
Annual Wage (2) $30,570 $38,090 $48,110 $62,490 $81,410


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)
Full-Service Restaurants 64,940 1.43 $26.13 $54,340
Limited-Service Eating Places 62,740 1.53 $22.34 $46,480
Special Food Services 11,530 2.02 $27.40 $56,980
Traveler Accommodation 8,330 0.49 $28.69 $59,680
Management of Companies and Enterprises 6,730 0.35 $30.49 $63,430

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 11,530 2.02 $27.40 $56,980
Limited-Service Eating Places 62,740 1.53 $22.34 $46,480
Full-Service Restaurants 64,940 1.43 $26.13 $54,340
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 2,160 0.62 $26.68 $55,490
Traveler Accommodation 8,330 0.49 $28.69 $59,680

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 (8) (8) $44.19 $91,910
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,540 0.03 $34.19 $71,110
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 70 0.03 $32.18 $66,930
Amusement Parks and Arcades 320 0.20 $31.82 $66,180
Civic and Social Organizations 300 0.08 $31.28 $65,060


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 28,350 2.02 1.41 $25.56 $53,160
Texas 19,210 1.86 1.30 $23.05 $47,950
Florida 9,510 1.33 0.93 $26.01 $54,100
New York 9,060 1.07 0.75 $30.83 $64,120
Ohio 7,770 1.56 1.09 $23.32 $48,510




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 1,800 3.12 2.18 $23.75 $49,410
Tennessee 7,150 2.75 1.92 $20.02 $41,650
District of Columbia 1,470 2.28 1.59 $27.27 $56,720
Nevada 2,430 2.19 1.52 $32.93 $68,490
Maine 1,240 2.15 1.50 $24.57 $51,100




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Delaware 250 0.61 0.42 $35.26 $73,330
Washington (8) (8) (8) $34.17 $71,080
Nevada 2,430 2.19 1.52 $32.93 $68,490
New Jersey 3,540 0.94 0.65 $32.41 $67,410
New York 9,060 1.07 0.75 $30.83 $64,120





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 6,890 1.80 1.26 $24.31 $50,570
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 5,490 1.09 0.76 $31.87 $66,290
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 4,310 1.20 0.84 $24.36 $50,670
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,500 2.05 1.43 $25.60 $53,250
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,470 1.70 1.18 $22.28 $46,350
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,320 2.40 1.67 $26.46 $55,040
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 3,230 1.90 1.32 $27.32 $56,820
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 3,150 2.55 1.78 $27.91 $58,050
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,140 1.36 0.95 $31.23 $64,950
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 2,900 1.30 0.91 $25.35 $52,720