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Food Services Coordinator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$24,959 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Food Services Coordinator is $24,959 a year and $12 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Food Services Coordinator is between $24,959 and $27,166. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in preparing, cooking, and serving food in school cafeteria, cafeterias, or central school district kitchen.
  • Plans varied menus to ensure that food is appetizing and nutritionally suitable for children.
  • Estimates daily or weekly needs and orders food supplies and equipment.
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers who prepare, cook, serve food, clean premises, and wash dishware.
  • Keeps daily record of meals served and takes inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Trains new employees.
  • Participates in preparing and cooking meals.
  • May direct activities of students engaged in washing dishes and utensils.
Food Services Coordinator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Job family population: 404,120

Estimated population of Food Services Coordinator jobs: 29,145

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
10 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Food Services Coordinator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Account Manager (Contract Food Service)
May 24
EVANSTON, United States
HandCut Foods
The AM trains and manages food service personnel as well as supervises and coordinates all aspects of day-to-day service. The AM is responsible for communicating with the school's Director of ...
Supervisor Food and Nutrition Services
May 7
Hinsdale, IL, USA
RML Specialty Hospital
Coordinates the training of new hires and evaluates competency of service personnel. Provides ongoing training and support to food service staff. * Organizes and directs staff in their daily ...
May 15
Oak Lawn, IL, USA
Compass Group
Manages salaried managers and hourly associates in the Food Service Department * Oversees the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the account * Interviews, hires, and trains associates ...
FOOD UNIT LEAD (FULL-TIME) @ Northwestern University
Apr 30
Chicago, IL, USA
Compass Group
Coordinates activities of other food-service employees. Creates an enjoyable dining experience for customers, staff and visitors. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * Provides quality customer ...
Production Coordinator
Apr 1
Chicago, IL, USA
The Food Source International, Inc.
Coordinate special trial runs with customer service, production and research & development. ... food. We prioritize quality, clean, and safe ingredients and seasonings that provide unique ...
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