Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
201,370 1.0 % $25.79 $53,640 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.84 $18.01 $23.41 $30.32 $39.91
Annual Wage (2) $28,780 $37,450 $48,690 $63,070 $83,010


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 142,100 1.43 $24.52 $51,000
Special Food Services 12,300 1.85 $28.11 $58,470
Traveler Accommodation 9,020 0.48 $30.08 $62,570
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8,120 0.36 $31.54 $65,600
Elementary and Secondary Schools 5,420 0.06 $26.95 $56,060

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 12,300 1.85 $28.11 $58,470
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 142,100 1.43 $24.52 $51,000
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 2,210 0.60 $25.39 $52,810
Traveler Accommodation 9,020 0.48 $30.08 $62,570
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water 70 0.48 $25.43 $52,900

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Insurance Carriers 30 (7) $45.35 $94,330
Activities Related to Real Estate (8) (8) $39.95 $83,100
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 100 0.04 $39.48 $82,120
Scheduled Air Transportation 70 0.02 $37.24 $77,460
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,510 0.03 $36.44 $75,790


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 35,510 2.29 1.57 $24.42 $50,790
Texas 12,010 1.04 0.71 $27.96 $58,170
Tennessee 10,540 3.75 2.56 $19.32 $40,190
Illinois 9,230 1.58 1.08 $25.81 $53,690
Florida 9,000 1.14 0.78 $32.44 $67,470



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 10,540 3.75 2.56 $19.32 $40,190
Hawaii 1,830 2.95 2.02 $28.14 $58,530
Iowa 3,940 2.58 1.77 $19.65 $40,870
Oregon 3,990 2.30 1.57 $23.65 $49,190
California 35,510 2.29 1.57 $24.42 $50,790



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 2,970 0.76 0.52 $34.35 $71,440
Delaware 390 0.90 0.61 $34.20 $71,130
Rhode Island 400 0.85 0.58 $33.17 $69,000
New York 6,220 0.69 0.47 $32.54 $67,690
Florida 9,000 1.14 0.78 $32.44 $67,470




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 9,970 2.43 1.66 $23.50 $48,890
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 5,130 1.44 0.98 $26.69 $55,510
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,630 1.87 1.28 $22.63 $47,070
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,380 0.68 0.46 $36.68 $76,290
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 3,760 2.78 1.90 $25.90 $53,880
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,490 2.29 1.57 $26.17 $54,440
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,410 1.41 0.97 $32.60 $67,810
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 3,190 1.81 1.24 $30.36 $63,150
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 3,170 3.59 2.46 $21.27 $44,240
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,040 2.32 1.59 $23.19 $48,240