Salary for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Also known as:  Banquet Supervisor, Bar Manager, Cafeteria Manager, Dairy Bar Manager, Food Service Supervisor, Head Waiter, Head Waitress, Kitchen Supervisor

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First line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers are responsible for training, coordinating and supervising employees who regularly handle, prepare and serve food in public and private establishments. These locations may include restaurants, kitchens, cafeterias or care centers. These individuals have an extensive working knowledge of food and health safety laws and regulations and are able to train employees to understand and follow these rules. They not only control food, equipment and cleaning inventory, but supervise cleaning and preparation procedures as well as equipment ordering. They ensure quality and food safety by closely evaluating workers and giving assistance or disciplinary action when necessary. A high school diploma is required for employment in this professional post.

A First-Line Supervisor of Food Preparation or Serving Worker will normally get an average compensation somewhere between 24000 and 36000 depending on the level of experience. First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers will normally receive average salaries of Thirty One Thousand Seven Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers can make the highest salaries in the District of Columbia, where they can receive average pay of just about $39470. Professionals that work in this career have the highest average potential salary in Transportation and Warehousing, where they can get an average pay rate of $46330.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 15.21 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers tend to make the most in the following industries
Finance and Insurance $46,330
Transportation and Warehousing $41,270
Public Administration $39,310
Construction $36,700
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $35,930
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $35,780
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Information $29,250
Other Services (except Public Administration) $31,100
Accommodation and Food Services $31,130
Educational Services $31,680
Retail Trade $33,790
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $34,260
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