Average Restaurant/BAR Manager Salary
$48,000 yearly
$23.50 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$37,000
10 %
$48,000
Median
$63,000
90 %
What Is The Average Restaurant/BAR Manager Salary?
The average restaurant/bar manager salary is $48,889 per year, or $23.5 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $37,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $63,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey, and Washington provide the highest restaurant/bar manager salaries.

Average Restaurant/BAR Manager Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where restaurant/bar managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Restaurant/BAR Manager average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$45,284
$45,284
$21.77
$21.77
Alaska
Alaska
$49,842
$49,842
$23.96
$23.96
Arizona
Arizona
$49,996
$49,996
$24.04
$24.04
Arkansas
Arkansas
$34,204
$34,204
$16.44
$16.44
California
California
$48,442
$48,442
$23.29
$23.29
Colorado
Colorado
$52,458
$52,458
$25.22
$25.22
Connecticut
Connecticut
$61,488
$61,488
$29.56
$29.56
Delaware
Delaware
$53,348
$53,348
$25.65
$25.65
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$47,489
$47,489
$22.83
$22.83
Florida
Florida
$36,386
$36,386
$17.49
$17.49
Georgia
Georgia
$36,784
$36,784
$17.68
$17.68
Hawaii
Hawaii
$54,358
$54,358
$26.13
$26.13
Idaho
Idaho
$51,708
$51,708
$24.86
$24.86
Illinois
Illinois
$37,810
$37,810
$18.18
$18.18
Indiana
Indiana
$44,070
$44,070
$21.19
$21.19
Iowa
Iowa
$42,747
$42,747
$20.55
$20.55
Kansas
Kansas
$39,896
$39,896
$19.18
$19.18
Kentucky
Kentucky
$35,367
$35,367
$17.00
$17.00
Louisiana
Louisiana
$42,133
$42,133
$20.26
$20.26
Maine
Maine
$54,254
$54,254
$26.08
$26.08
Maryland
Maryland
$55,033
$55,033
$26.46
$26.46
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$58,243
$58,243
$28.00
$28.00
Michigan
Michigan
$50,327
$50,327
$24.20
$24.20
Minnesota
Minnesota
$46,108
$46,108
$22.17
$22.17
Mississippi
Mississippi
$44,018
$44,018
$21.16
$21.16
Missouri
Missouri
$41,655
$41,655
$20.03
$20.03
Montana
Montana
$48,238
$48,238
$23.19
$23.19
Nebraska
Nebraska
$37,623
$37,623
$18.09
$18.09
Nevada
Nevada
$59,472
$59,472
$28.59
$28.59
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$54,760
$54,760
$26.33
$26.33
New Jersey
New Jersey
$60,996
$60,996
$29.32
$29.32
New Mexico
New Mexico
$44,606
$44,606
$21.45
$21.45
New York
New York
$61,720
$61,720
$29.67
$29.67
North Carolina
North Carolina
$45,490
$45,490
$21.87
$21.87
North Dakota
North Dakota
$39,325
$39,325
$18.91
$18.91
Ohio
Ohio
$39,114
$39,114
$18.80
$18.80
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$38,095
$38,095
$18.31
$18.31
Oregon
Oregon
$45,145
$45,145
$21.70
$21.70
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$51,141
$51,141
$24.59
$24.59
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$61,439
$61,439
$29.54
$29.54
South Carolina
South Carolina
$36,424
$36,424
$17.51
$17.51
South Dakota
South Dakota
$46,593
$46,593
$22.40
$22.40
Tennessee
Tennessee
$41,364
$41,364
$19.89
$19.89
Texas
Texas
$42,851
$42,851
$20.60
$20.60
Utah
Utah
$39,926
$39,926
$19.20
$19.20
Vermont
Vermont
$55,482
$55,482
$26.67
$26.67
Virginia
Virginia
$48,133
$48,133
$23.14
$23.14
Washington
Washington
$60,958
$60,958
$29.31
$29.31
West Virginia
West Virginia
$40,883
$40,883
$19.66
$19.66
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$44,788
$44,788
$21.53
$21.53
Wyoming
Wyoming
$41,060
$41,060
$19.74
$19.74

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Highest Paying Cities For Restaurant/BAR Manager

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
New York, NY
New York, NY
$61,865
$61,865
$29.74
$29.74
Wilmington, DE
Wilmington, DE
$53,965
$53,965
$25.94
$25.94
Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs, CO
$52,616
$52,616
$25.30
$25.30
Tuscaloosa, AL
Tuscaloosa, AL
$45,387
$45,387
$21.82
$21.82
Sioux City, IA
Sioux City, IA
$43,072
$43,072
$20.71
$20.71
Dallas, TX
Dallas, TX
$42,306
$42,306
$20.34
$20.34

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Average Restaurant/BAR Manager Salary Over Time

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Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    2021
    $48,900
    $48,900
    $23.50
    $23.50
    +4.1%
    +4.1%
    2020
    2020
    $46,900
    $46,900
    $22.55
    $22.55
    +2.3%
    +2.3%
    2019
    2019
    $45,800
    $45,800
    $22.02
    $22.02
    +4.2%
    +4.2%
    2018
    2018
    $43,900
    $43,900
    $21.10
    $21.10
    +0.3%
    +0.3%
    2017
    2017
    $43,800
    $43,800
    $21.04
    $21.04
    +1.0%
    +1.0%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Food Manager

    Avg. salary: $46,491

    A food manager oversees the operations at various dining establishments, ensuring efficient food services and client satisfaction. Their responsibilities typically include managing the staff, setting schedules and guidelines, establishing objectives and budgets, liaising with vendors and suppliers, delegating tasks, and developing strategies to optimize overall operations. There are also instances where they may assist customers, arrange reservations, process payments, prepare and organize documents, hire and train new members of the workforce, and resolve issues and concerns. Moreover, as a food manager, they must lead and encourage the staff to reach goals, all while implementing the company's policies and regulations.
    149,612 Food Manager Jobs
    Manager

    Avg. salary: $93,001

    Managers are responsible for a specific department, function, or employee group. They oversee their assigned departments and all the employees under the department. Managers are responsible that the department they are handling is functioning well. They set the department goals and the steps they must take to achieve the goals. They are also in charge of assessing the performance of their departments and their employees. Additionally, managers are responsible for interviewing prospective candidates for department vacancies and assessing their fit to the needs of the department. Managers also set the general working environment in the department, and they are expected to ensure that their employees remain motivated.
    736,247 Manager Jobs
    Floor Manager

    Avg. salary: $48,723

    A floor manager is responsible for supervising the general operations of a specific department in an organization. Floor manager tasks include assisting customers, ensuring prompt resolution of clients' inquiries, distributing tasks to the staff, and monitoring the employees' performance. A floor manager will be in charge of checking inventories and report inadequate supplies, identifying business opportunities to increase the company's sales and profitability, developing strategic procedures to maintain customer satisfaction, and managing disputes from the customers and employees. A floor manager must have excellent leadership and communication skills to address specific concerns and process customers' requests as needed.
    296,200 Floor Manager Jobs
    Shift Manager

    Avg. salary: $26,766

    Shift managers are employees assigned to oversee the operations of the business during a specific time or work shift. They manage the employees assigned in a particular shift and ensure that the employees are working on their specific tasks. They also ensure that the needed manpower is met. Shift managers are also in charge of checking the sales, ensuring that the finances are properly balanced, and maintaining records during the work shift. They also respond to any challenges that may occur during the time period. Shift managers should have good organization skills, decision-making skills, and interpersonal skills.
    196,640 Shift Manager Jobs
    Swing Manager

    Avg. salary: $44,112

    A swing manager is a person who supervises people and manages restaurants during designated times. Swing managers oversee personnel and the equipment and products to achieve high-quality standards. They are responsible for the sales growth, profit optimization, staff optimization, and total customer satisfaction. The skills they need include motivation, communication, mentoring, delegation, decision-making, and interpersonal skills. Problem-solving, strategic thinking, management skills, and commercial awareness are also necessary.
    115,324 Swing Manager Jobs
    Kitchen Manager

    Avg. salary: $48,583

    A kitchen manager is responsible for supervising overall kitchen operations duties, checking food storage, and distributing appropriate kitchen staff tasks. Kitchen managers' jobs also include monitoring food preparation, ensuring that all orders and serving portions are correct, organizing menu prices, researching current market trends of the food industry, and maintaining the highest sanitation procedures. Kitchen managers should also assist guests with their inquiries, manage concerns, and handle complaints. They should have excellent communication and leadership skills to lead the kitchen staff in providing the best customer experience.
    82,767 Kitchen Manager Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Restaurant/BAR Managers The Most?

    If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Hilton and Marriott International as they offer the highest salaries for restaurant/bar managers.
    Company
    LogoRankCompanyAverage Restaurant/BAR Manager SalaryRestaurant/BAR Manager Salary Range
    1Hilton
    4.4
    $52,657
    $39k
    $58k
    2Marriott International
    4.7
    $50,085
    $39k
    $58k
    3Logan's Roadhouse
    4.4
    $49,142
    $39k
    $58k
    4O'Charley's
    3.8
    $48,864
    $39k
    $58k
    5Hersha Hospitality Management
    4.4
    $47,799
    $39k
    $58k
    6BENCHMARK
    4.3
    $46,607
    $39k
    $58k

    Recently Added Restaurant/BAR Manager Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Gecko Hospitality
    Gecko Hospitality
    Restaurant Bar Manager/Sioux City
    Restaurant Bar Manager/Sioux City
    Restaurant Bar Manager/Sioux City
    Sioux City, IA
    Sioux City, IA
    08/04/2021
    08/04/2021
    $45,000
    $45,000
    08/04/2021
    Mas Fuego Restaurant
    Mas Fuego Restaurant
    Restaurant Floor Manager for Fine Dining Fremont Restaurant & Bar
    Restaurant Floor Manager for Fine Dining Fremont Restaurant & Bar
    Restaurant Floor Manager for Fine Dining Fremont Restaurant & Bar
    Fremont, CA
    Fremont, CA
    08/02/2021
    08/02/2021
    $50,000
    $50,000
    08/02/2021
    Restaurant Manager-Mountain Pass Sports BAR-High Volume
    Restaurant Manager-Mountain Pass Sports BAR-High Volume
    Aurora, CO
    Aurora, CO
    07/27/2021
    07/27/2021
    $44,175
    $44,175
    07/27/2021
    Gecko Hospitality-Illinois
    Gecko Hospitality-Illinois
    Restaurant/Bar Manager
    Restaurant/Bar Manager
    Restaurant/Bar Manager
    Chicago, IL
    Chicago, IL
    07/07/2021
    07/07/2021
    $55,000
    $55,000
    07/07/2021
    Restaurant Manager-Mountain Pass Sports BAR-High Volume
    Restaurant Manager-Mountain Pass Sports BAR-High Volume
    Aurora, CO
    Aurora, CO
    07/06/2021
    07/06/2021
    $44,175
    $44,175
    07/06/2021
    Gecko Hospitality
    Gecko Hospitality
    Bar Manager-Local Favorite Restaurant
    Bar Manager-Local Favorite Restaurant
    Bar Manager-Local Favorite Restaurant
    Waterloo, IL
    Waterloo, IL
    05/22/2021
    05/22/2021
    $50,000
    $50,000
    05/22/2021
    Gecko Hospitality
    Gecko Hospitality
    Bar Manager-Local Favorite Restaurant
    Bar Manager-Local Favorite Restaurant
    Bar Manager-Local Favorite Restaurant
    Waterloo, IL
    Waterloo, IL
    05/22/2021
    05/22/2021
    $50,000
    $50,000
    05/22/2021
    Range Rider
    Range Rider
    Restaurant/Bar/Music Venue General Manager
    Restaurant/Bar/Music Venue General Manager
    Restaurant/Bar/Music Venue General Manager
    Enterprise, OR
    Enterprise, OR
    05/21/2021
    05/21/2021
    $37,566
    $37,566
    05/21/2021
    Gecko Hospitality
    Gecko Hospitality
    Restaurant Manager-Beer Garden & Rooftop Bar
    Restaurant Manager-Beer Garden & Rooftop Bar
    Restaurant Manager-Beer Garden & Rooftop Bar
    Chicago, IL
    Chicago, IL
    03/25/2021
    03/25/2021
    $55,000
    $55,000
    03/25/2021
    Gecko Hospitality
    Gecko Hospitality
    Restaurant Bar & FOH Manager | Sports Bar & Grill
    Restaurant Bar & FOH Manager | Sports Bar & Grill
    Restaurant Bar & FOH Manager | Sports Bar & Grill
    Sioux City, IA
    Sioux City, IA
    03/15/2021
    03/15/2021
    $48,000
    $48,000
    03/15/2021

    Average Restaurant/BAR Manager Salary by Demographic

    Restaurant/BAR Manager Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $49,596
    female-income
    Female Income
    $47,827
    Median Restaurant/BAR Manager Income by Race
    Asian restaurant/bar managers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Unknown restaurant/bar managers have the lowest average salary at $47,548.
    $51,000
    $50,000
    $49,000
    $48,000
    $47,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$47,548
    White$48,643
    Black or African American$48,078
    Asian$49,667
    Hispanic or Latino$49,623
    Average Restaurant/BAR Manager Salary by Education Level
    Restaurant/bar managers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $57,729 annually. With a Bachelors degree, restaurant/bar managers earn a median annual income of $53,518 compared to $50,237 for restaurant/bar managers with an Associate degree.
    $58,000
    $56,000
    $54,000
    $52,000
    $50,000
    $48,000
    $46,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$47,827
    Master's Degree$57,729
    Bachelor's Degree$53,518
    Some College/ Associate Degree$50,237