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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
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,57043$33.26/hr$23.53/hr$25.61/hr$30.53/hr$38.50/hr$49.55/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities330$29.56/hr
Professional and Business Services40$38.90/hr
Education and Health Services340$38.24/hr
Leisure and Hospitality1,760$28.80/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 40$23.93/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 50$29.77/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 80$29.43/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 80$31.31/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 100$28.38/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 100$27.32/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 110$29.51/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 120$27.17/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 140$27.32/hr12.4%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 140$29.58/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 150$29.56/hr15.6%
Northwest Balance of State 150$24.53/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 170$30.21/hr12.8%
Northwest Minnesota 180$24.53/hr14.7%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 200$24.25/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 290$28.52/hr15.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,570$30.53/hr16.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,800$30.53/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,510$30.08/hr15.4%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 14,880$20.51/hr17.8%
Chefs and Head Cooks 1,460$23.66/hr20.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 17,490$23.51/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.