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How much does a Restaurant Manager make in California?

Average Restaurant Manager Hourly Wage in California

Restaurant Managers earn a median hourly wage of $22.01. Hourly wages typically start from $13.13 and go up to $38.62.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Restaurant Manager Yearly Salary in California

Restaurant Managers earn a median salary of $45,780 per year. Salaries typically start from $27,320 and go up to $80,340.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

87%
Full-Time
13%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.6
SCORE
1702
RATINGS
Restaurant Managers average a score of 2.6 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Restaurant Managers in the 10th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Restaurant Manager Earnings by Seniority

Top End Restaurant Manager Earnings

The highest earning Restaurant Managers in California earn:

$38.62
an hour
$80,340
per year
Senior Restaurant Manager Earnings

Senior Restaurant Managers in California earn:

$29.19
an hour
$60,700
per year
Experienced Restaurant Manager Earnings

Experienced Restaurant Managers in California earn:

$22.01
an hour
$45,780
per year
Junior Restaurant Manager Earnings

Junior Restaurant Managers in California earn:

$16.76
an hour
$34,850
per year
Starting Restaurant Manager Earnings

Starting Restaurant Managers in California earn:

$13.13
an hour
$27,320
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Restaurant Manager salary comparison

Restaurant Managers earn more than 79% percent of Food & Drink careers in California. Restaurant Manager salaries are in the bottom 60% of all careers in California.

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Source:

Historical salary for Restaurant Managers in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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