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Food Service Manager Salary
in Knoxville, Tennessee

$62,093 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$2,713

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 27, 2020

The average pay for a Food Service Manager is $62,093 a year and $30 an hour in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. The average salary range for a Food Service Manager is between $44,533 and $76,623. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Food Service Manager. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Knoxville, Tennessee.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Manages and coordinates the food services operation and activities of a mid-sized hotel, mid-sized restaurant, mid-sized institutional cafeteria/food services, or similar establishment doing their best to optimize profit for their company and create the best dining experience possible for customers.
  • Hires staff, schedules employee hours, and trains staff on proper food preparation, cooking methods, and proper and legal alcoholic beverage service kitchen safety techniques.
  • Confers and cooperates with management personnel in formulating administrative and operational policies and procedures.
Food Service Manager Job Prevalence in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Job family: Food Service Managers

Job family population: 219,160

Estimated population of Food Service Manager jobs: 14,631

Rate of error: 1.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$71,982
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Knoxville, Tennessee

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Description: Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County. As of the 2010 census, the city has a population of 178,874, and is Tennessee's third largest city after Nashville and Memphis. Knoxville is the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was 868,546 in 2015.First settled in 1786, Knoxville was the first capital of Tennessee. The city struggled with geographic isolation throughout the early 19th century. The arrival of the railroad in 1855 led to an economic boom. During the Civil War, the city was bitterly divided over the secession issue, and was occupied...

Food Service Manager Job Listings for Knoxville, Tennessee

Restaurant General Manager
Jan 25
Knoxville, TN, USA
Cinamon Enterprises Inc.
Our client is always looking for dedicated, service-oriented, hard-working people to help bring our ... Aptitude for food and its production. * Awareness of restaurant finances. Qualifications ...
Restaurant Managers
Jan 22
Knoxville, TN, USA
Smart Hire
Come join one of largest franchises for this iconic fast food brand with over 800+ locations and ... Responsibilities for Restaurant General Manager * Hire, lead and train great people with varying ...
Co-Manager - 2812
Jan 13
Knoxville, TN, USA
Little Caesars
... service time goals according to the Customer Service Standards, the Priority Guidelines, the ... food handling, general cleanliness and maintenance of kitchen and lobby and ensure compliance with ...
Executive Kitchen Restaurant Manager
Nov 5
Knoxville, TN, USA
DBMC Restaurant Group
... to attain our food service standards. * Supervise operation of the kitchen to maximize ... Review and monitor, with General Manager or other financial personnel, expenditures to ensure that ...
Co-Manager - 2805
Dec 9
Maryville, TN, USA
Little Caesars
... service time goals according to the Customer Service Standards, the Priority Guidelines, the ... food handling, general cleanliness and maintenance of kitchen and lobby and ensure compliance with ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Food Service Manager is $62,093 a year and $30 an hour in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. The average salary range for a Food Service Manager is between $44,533 and $76,623. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Food Service Manager. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Knoxville, Tennessee.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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