How much does a Cafe Manager make in the United States? The average Cafe Manager salary in the United States is $73,800 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $63,400 and $89,300. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $63,400 10% $53,931 90% $103,412 75% $89,300 $73,800 50%(Median)
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Front of House Manager

Evening Star Cafe - Alexandria, VA

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Evening Star Cafe - Alexandria, VA

Front of House Manager

Rustico Restaurant & Bar - Arlington, VA

Job Description

The Cafe Manager oversees operations including ordering, inventory, meal planning, food preparation, and service. Manages an on site company cafeteria. Being a Cafe Manager manages and trains cafeteria staff. Ensures operations are in compliance with all food safety and sanitation regulations. In addition, Cafe Manager may require an associate's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Cafe Manager supervises a small group of para-professional staff in an organization characterized by highly transactional or repetitive processes. Contributes to the development of processes and procedures. Thorough knowledge of functional area under supervision. Working as a Cafe Manager typically requires 3 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. (Copyright 2021

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