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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
Northwest Minnesota 709$33.64/hr$20.00/hr$24.91/hr$31.68/hr$39.66/hr$46.93/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities120$32.13/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services130$44.31/hr
Leisure and Hospitality820$35.80/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$34.47/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 30$30.75/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 40$30.43/hr15.6%
Rochester MN MSA 40$38.22/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 50$32.72/hr12.4%
St Cloud MN MSA 50$31.27/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 50$34.20/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 60$29.96/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 60$31.34/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 70$31.68/hr14.7%
Southeast Minnesota 90$35.56/hr12.8%
Central Minnesota 110$32.12/hr15.0%
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 110$29.93/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 150$34.54/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 300$30.58/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 730$35.98/hr16.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 850$35.85/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,090$35.67/hr15.4%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 17,860$21.39/hr17.8%
Chefs and Head Cooks 2,110$28.46/hr20.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 19,950$23.18/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.