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Occupational Employment Statistics


11-9051 Food Service Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that serves food and beverages. Excludes “Chefs and Head Cooks” (35-1011).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Minnesota 1,670174$32.71/hr$20.33/hr$23.22/hr$30.86/hr$37.76/hr$47.78/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities200$29.71/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services200$38.39/hr
Leisure and Hospitality1,230$31.06/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration10$30.35/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 30$29.03/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 40$29.83/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 60$29.71/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 60$24.80/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 70$27.87/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 80$28.39/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 90$30.74/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 100$29.16/hr15.6%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 110$29.16/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 110$26.81/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 110$30.28/hr14.7%
Southwest Minnesota 120$27.81/hr12.4%
Central Minnesota 140$29.71/hr15.0%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 150$29.80/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 150$27.87/hr12.8%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 190$29.13/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,050$32.00/hr16.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,190$31.79/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,670$30.86/hr15.4%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 17,060$19.29/hr17.8%
Chefs and Head Cooks 2,200$24.72/hr20.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 19,070$22.70/hr-5.9%

  • Count money and make bank deposits.
  • Greet guests, escort them to their seats, and present them with menus and wine lists.
  • Schedule and receive food and beverage deliveries, checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Test cooked food by tasting and smelling it to ensure palatability and flavor conformity.
  • Schedule staff hours and assign duties.
  • Keep records required by government agencies regarding sanitation or food subsidies.
  • Monitor compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving, and building maintenance in lodging and dining facilities.
  • Monitor food preparation methods, portion sizes, and garnishing and presentation of food to ensure that food is prepared and presented in an acceptable manner.
  • Maintain food and equipment inventories, and keep inventory records.
  • Estimate food, liquor, wine, and other beverage consumption to anticipate amounts to be purchased or requisitioned.