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How much does a Restaurant Manager make in the United States?

Average Restaurant Manager Hourly Wage in the United States

Restaurant Managers earn a median hourly wage of $23.41. Hourly wages typically start from $13.84 and go up to $39.91.

Average Restaurant Manager Yearly Salary in the United States

Restaurant Managers earn a median salary of $48,690 per year. Salaries typically start from $28,780 and go up to $83,010.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
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Restaurant Manager Earnings by Seniority

Top End Restaurant Manager Earnings

The highest earning Restaurant Managers in the United States earn:

$39.91
an hour
$83,010
per year
Senior Restaurant Manager Earnings

Senior Restaurant Managers in the United States earn:

$30.32
an hour
$63,070
per year
Experienced Restaurant Manager Earnings

Experienced Restaurant Managers in the United States earn:

$23.41
an hour
$48,690
per year
Junior Restaurant Manager Earnings

Junior Restaurant Managers in the United States earn:

$18.01
an hour
$37,450
per year
Starting Restaurant Manager Earnings

Starting Restaurant Managers in the United States earn:

$13.84
an hour
$28,780
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Restaurant Manager salary comparison

Restaurant Managers earn more than 80% percent of Food & Drink careers. Restaurant Manager salaries are in the bottom 51% of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Restaurant Managers in the United States

Restaurant Manager salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Restaurant Manager Salary in New Jersey $32.88 $68,400 # 1
Restaurant Manager Salary in Delaware $29.96 $62,310 # 2
Restaurant Manager Salary in Rhode Island $33.32 $69,300 # 3
Restaurant Manager Salary in New York $28.96 $60,230 # 4
Restaurant Manager Salary in Florida $29.08 $60,490 # 5
Restaurant Manager Salary in Virginia $27.60 $57,400 # 6
Restaurant Manager Salary in District of Columbia $28.82 $59,940 # 7
Restaurant Manager Salary in Colorado $28.03 $58,290 # 8
Restaurant Manager Salary in Nevada $26.35 $54,800 # 9
Restaurant Manager Salary in Alabama $27.50 $57,190 # 10
Restaurant Manager Salary in Maryland $27.53 $57,260 # 11
Restaurant Manager Salary in North Carolina $27.17 $56,500 # 12
Restaurant Manager Salary in Massachusetts $27.24 $56,650 # 13
Restaurant Manager Salary in Connecticut $25.75 $53,560 # 14
Restaurant Manager Salary in Hawaii $26.07 $54,230 # 15
Restaurant Manager Salary in Texas $25.34 $52,710 # 16
Restaurant Manager Salary in Pennsylvania $24.18 $50,300 # 17
Restaurant Manager Salary in North Dakota $23.54 $48,960 # 18
Restaurant Manager Salary in Arizona $24.58 $51,130 # 19
Restaurant Manager Salary in Vermont $24.41 $50,770 # 20
Restaurant Manager Salary in New Hampshire $25.27 $52,560 # 21
Restaurant Manager Salary in Illinois $22.23 $46,240 # 22
Restaurant Manager Salary in Ohio $23.84 $49,590 # 23
Restaurant Manager Salary in Washington $23.67 $49,220 # 24
Restaurant Manager Salary in Michigan $22.08 $45,920 # 25
Restaurant Manager Salary in Minnesota $22.77 $47,360 # 26
Restaurant Manager Salary in Montana $22.61 $47,030 # 27
Restaurant Manager Salary in Nebraska $23.82 $49,550 # 28
Restaurant Manager Salary in Alaska $23.90 $49,710 # 29
Restaurant Manager Salary in Indiana $22.59 $46,980 # 30
Restaurant Manager Salary in Wyoming $23.16 $48,170 # 31
Restaurant Manager Salary in California $22.01 $45,780 # 32
Restaurant Manager Salary in South Dakota $23.48 $48,840 # 33
Restaurant Manager Salary in Louisiana $22.71 $47,230 # 34
Restaurant Manager Salary in Utah $21.63 $44,990 # 35
Restaurant Manager Salary in Maine $23.34 $48,560 # 36
Restaurant Manager Salary in Oregon $21.63 $44,990 # 37
Restaurant Manager Salary in Kansas $21.17 $44,030 # 38
Restaurant Manager Salary in Missouri $21.30 $44,300 # 39
Restaurant Manager Salary in Oklahoma $21.35 $44,410 # 40
Restaurant Manager Salary in Kentucky $21.67 $45,070 # 41
Restaurant Manager Salary in Wisconsin $21.07 $43,820 # 42
Restaurant Manager Salary in Mississippi $21.02 $43,720 # 43
Restaurant Manager Salary in Arkansas $20.71 $43,090 # 44
Restaurant Manager Salary in West Virginia $21.53 $44,780 # 45
Restaurant Manager Salary in New Mexico $19.50 $40,560 # 46
Restaurant Manager Salary in Georgia $21.05 $43,790 # 47
Restaurant Manager Salary in South Carolina $20.06 $41,730 # 48
Restaurant Manager Salary in Iowa $18.49 $38,450 # 49
Restaurant Manager Salary in Tennessee $17.78 $36,990 # 50
Restaurant Manager Salary in Idaho $16.05 $33,380 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Restaurant Manager

Interested in becoming a Restaurant Manager? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good restaurant manager? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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