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Restaurant Manager Salary

How Much Does a Restaurant Manager Make in the United States?

The average base salary for a Restaurant Manager in the United States is a month or $61,310 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Average Restaurant Manager Base Salary:

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The average wage for a Restaurant Manager is per hour.

It’s important to note that it’s more common for Restaurant Managers not to receive tips, as those are usually reserved for front-of-house staff.

Annual Mean Wage of Restaurant Managers by State

[The latest data collected from BLS and the labor/employment departments of the respective states]

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Restaurant Manager Salary in Major US Cities

Miami

Annual mean wage

$82,690

# of employees

26,480

Projected growth

20%

New York City

Annual mean wage

$86,470

# of employees

15,230

Projected growth

47%

Chicago

Annual mean wage

$66,810

# of employees

18,080

Projected growth

18%

Los Angeles

Annual mean wage

$67,185

# of employees

50,900

Projected growth

37%

[Sources: BLS; New York State Department of Labor; Illinois Department of Employment Security; California Employment Development Department]

 

High-Paying Cities for Restaurant Managers

CityAvg SalaryAvg Hourly Wage
Miami, FL82,69039.75
Chicago, IL66,81032.12
NYC, NY86,47041.57
Los Angeles, CA67,18532.30

Average Restaurant Manager Salary by State

Explore the average Restaurant Manager salary by state.

StateAvg. Salary
Alabama$63,930
Alaska$78,603
Arizona$74,866
Arkansas$52,690
California$68,300
Colorado$78,540
Connecticut$81,160
Delaware$78,410
Florida$73,507
Georgia$63,430
Hawaii$73,780
Idaho$58,726
Illinois$64,430
Indiana$65,120
Iowa$65,640
Kansas$66,070
Kentucky$65,400
Louisiana$61,347
Maine$63,870
Maryland$74,122
Massachusetts$77,440
Michigan$64,170
Minnesota$66,700
Mississippi$52,500
Missouri$62,900
Montana$55,980
Nebraska$62,700
Nevada$58,610
New Hampshire$77,418
New Jersey$98,273
New Mexico$60,510
New York$83,782
North Carolina$66,080
North Dakota$62,760
Ohio$63,320
Oklahoma$67,960
Oregon$59,466
Pennsylvania$65,340
Rhode Island$88,770
South Carolina$60,800
South Dakota$58,730
Tennessee$52,064
Texas$67,184
Utah$56,380
Vermont$69,800
Virginia$64,870
Washington$87,500
West Virginia$52,389
Wisconsin$59,170
Wyoming$70,190
District of Columbia$88,000

How Much Do Similar Careers to a Restaurant Manager Get Paid?

Restaurant Managers earn more than Assistant Restaurant Managers and Kitchen Managers but less than Directors of Restaurant Operations.

Labor Laws and Taxes for Restaurant Managers

As a Restaurant Manager, you need to be aware of the minimum wage, overtime pay, leave and tipping policies in your state.

Check out the guides below or view more labor laws:

To easily calculate federal, state and local taxes in your state, use our free Paycheck Calculator.

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