Restaurant manager earnings by seniority

90th percentile

Top-level restaurant manager earnings begin at:

$47.15 per hour

$98,070 per year

75th percentile

Senior-level restaurant manager earnings begin at:

$36.60 per hour

$76,130 per year

50th percentile

Mid-level restaurant manager earnings begin at:

$28.58 per hour

$59,440 per year

25th percentile

Junior-level restaurant manager earnings begin at:

$22.40 per hour

$46,590 per year

10th percentile

Starting level restaurant manager earnings begin at:

$17.61 per hour

$36,630 per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Restaurant manager salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Washington $80,150
District of Columbia $76,130
Colorado $75,390
Hawaii $72,870
New Jersey $71,500
Delaware $69,420
Rhode Island $68,790
Massachusetts $66,230
Virginia $63,230
Maryland $62,640
New York $62,280
Wyoming $61,870
New Hampshire $60,780
Connecticut $60,730
Alaska $60,720
Kansas $60,360
Vermont $60,360
Florida $60,070
Arizona $60,020
Michigan $60,020
Pennsylvania $59,980
California $59,690
Minnesota $59,480
Indiana $59,430
South Dakota $59,230
Maine $59,160
Montana $59,020
Texas $58,970
Alabama $58,630
North Carolina $58,510
New Mexico $58,350
South Carolina $57,460
Missouri $57,000
Ohio $56,780
Louisiana $56,760
Wisconsin $56,710
Utah $55,630
Kentucky $55,350
Oregon $50,740
Georgia $50,400
Iowa $50,110
Illinois $49,470
Nebraska $49,090
North Dakota $48,790
Oklahoma $47,760
Nevada $47,040
Tennessee $47,040
Arkansas $46,900
Mississippi $46,880
Idaho $46,660
West Virginia $41,820
Guam $36,600
Virgin Islands, U.S. $36,510
Puerto Rico $28,780

How do restaurant manager salaries compare to similar careers?

Restaurant managers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than farm managers but more than retail managers.

Career Median Salary
Farm manager salary $73K
Aquacultural manager salary $73K
Property manager salary $59K
Lodging manager salary $59K
Registered dietitian salary $62K
Restaurant manager salary $59K
Office manager salary $61K
Culinary chef salary $50K
Brewmaster salary $46K
Retail manager salary $39K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)