Browse Average Salary Ranges for Restaurant and Food Services Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Restaurant and Food Services? There are 235 jobs in Restaurant and Food Services category. Average salaries can vary and range from $39,726 to $129,837. Salary ranges can differ significantly depending on the job, industry, location, required experience, specific skills, education, and other factors... Salaries listed below are U.S. national averages data from September 26, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleFront of House Bartender Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$21,390  
16.47%
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Prepares cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages for customers. Has knowledge of common drinks and makes suggestions to customers. Monitors bar inventory and takes appropriate action. May require a high More

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Bartender
Bartender - Casino
Mixologist
Bartender/Server
Job TitleHead Chef Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$68,900  
53.07%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Directs and oversees the operations of the kitchen(s), including menu development, inventory and purchasing of supplies, cost control and sanitation. Creates and updates menus to maximize profits and More

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Executive Chef
Kitchen Director/Chef
Job TitleHead Pastry Chef Experience5 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$66,750  
51.41%
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Directs and oversees the pastry and baking functions of the kitchen(s), including menu development, inventory and purchasing of supplies, and cost control. Tests and develops recipes. Monitors custome More

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Executive Pastry Chef
Chef Boulanger
Senior Baker/Pastry Chef
Job TitleHead Sommelier Experience3 - 5 EducationAssociates Avg. Salary$57,400  
44.21%
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Manages the daily activities necessary for maintenance and promotion of the organization's wine collection. Identifies and purchases wines for the organization. Monitors the conditions of the wine cel More

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Sommelier
Wine Steward
Job TitleHost Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$19,700  
15.17%
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Responsible for greeting customers in a friendly manner and escorting guests to tables. Monitors guests needs and the workflow of the restaurant and seats customers accordingly. Opens and closes secti More

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Restaurant Greeter
Restaurant Greeter/Seater
Hostess
Job TitleHostess Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$19,620  
15.11%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Responsible for greeting customers in a friendly manner and escorting guests to tables. Monitors guests needs and the workflow of the restaurant and seats customers accordingly. Opens and closes secti More

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Restaurant Greeter
Restaurant Greeter/Seater
Host
Job TitleKitchen Director/Chef Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$68,870  
53.04%
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Directs and oversees the operations of the kitchen(s), including menu development, inventory and purchasing of supplies, cost control and sanitation. Creates and updates menus to maximize profits and More

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Executive Chef
Head Chef
Job TitleKitchen Manager Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$51,469  
39.64%
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Manages the daily operations of the kitchen, which may include but not limited to: accounting, finance, staff working schedule, inventory control and equipment supplies. Responsible for employees' tra More

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Kitchen Operations Manager
Job TitleKitchen Manager/Chef Experience3 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$46,310  
35.67%
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Assists the Executive Chef in the daily operations of the kitchen, including menu development, inventory and purchasing of supplies, and cost control. Oversees the activities of the kitchen staff and More

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Sous Chef
Assistant Chef
Job TitleKitchen Operations Manager Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$51,500  
39.67%
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Manages the daily operations of the kitchen, which may include but not limited to: accounting, finance, staff working schedule, inventory control and equipment supplies. Responsible for employees' tra More

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Alternate Job Titles:
Kitchen Manager

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