How much does a Food Service Operations Manager make in the United States? The average Food Service Operations Manager salary in the United States is $74,200 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $62,000 and $88,100. 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. 

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25% $62,000 10% $50,893 90% $100,755 75% $88,100 $74,200 50%(Median)
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Overnight Operations Manager

Wegmans Food Markets - Alexandria, VA

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Wegmans Food Markets - Alexandria, VA

Food and Beverage Manager

Marshall Retail Group/InMotion North American Hub of WHSmith - Arlington, VA

Food Service Director

Trinity Services Group - Emporia, VA

Job Description

The Food Service Operations Manager monitors inventory levels and purchases food, kitchen equipment, and other supplies as needed. Oversees the daily operations of the organization's food service function. Being a Food Service Operations Manager establishes quality standards for foods and maintains cleanliness of the facilities in accordance with state or local regulations. Provides related training and supervises service staff. In addition, Food Service Operations Manager may require an associate degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Food Service Operations Manager supervises a group of primarily para-professional level staffs. May also be a level above a supervisor within high volume administrative/ production environments. Makes day-to-day decisions within or for a group/small department. Has some authority for personnel actions. Working as a Food Service Operations Manager typically requires 3-5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area and department processes. (Copyright 2021

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