Becoming a Food and Beverage Manager via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. Penn Foster Career School, one of the highest ranking online schools, is a US school (accredited) offering restaurant management courses to train individuals to become top-notch restaurant managers. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 190,250 people employed as food service managers alone in America, and their average annual salary is $51,400. Colleges and universities like Penn Foster Career School that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Food and Beverage Manager Salary Information

Category: Food service managers

Total # Employed in the US 190,250
Average Hourly Wage: $24.71/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$14.33 $17.98 $22.7 $29.36 $37.94
Average Yearly Salary $51,400
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$29,810 $37,410 $47,210 $61,070 $78,910
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
10.1% 30.9% 26.3% 8.7% 20.3% 3.1% 0.7%
Food service managers — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
District of Columbia $33.52/hr $69,720
North Dakota $31.82/hr $66,180
New York $30.44/hr $63,320
Missouri $29.47/hr $61,290
Virginia $28.34/hr $58,950
New Hampshire $27.56/hr $57,320
Oklahoma $27.19/hr $56,560
Connecticut $26.71/hr $55,560
Delaware $26.63/hr $55,390
Mississippi $26.45/hr $55,020
Hawaii $26.01/hr $54,110
Florida $25.98/hr $54,030
Wyoming $25.87/hr $53,810
Idaho $25.53/hr $53,100
Oregon $25.5/hr $53,050
Tennessee $24.92/hr $51,820
Utah $24.83/hr $51,650
North Carolina $24.66/hr $51,280
Montana $24.57/hr $51,110
Colorado $24.56/hr $51,090
Puerto Rico $24.38/hr $50,720
Alaska $24.35/hr $50,660
Nevada $24.25/hr $50,430
Indiana $24.22/hr $50,380
Washington $24.21/hr $50,350
Alabama $24.14/hr $50,220
Guam $24.03/hr $49,980
New Mexico $23.86/hr $49,640
Kansas $23.7/hr $49,300
Michigan $23.64/hr $49,180
Kentucky $23.39/hr $48,650
Ohio $23.21/hr $48,270
Arkansas $23.18/hr $48,220
South Carolina $22.48/hr $46,750
Massachusetts $22.33/hr $46,440
California $22.31/hr $46,400
West Virginia $22.17/hr $46,120
Maryland $21.98/hr $45,730
Nebraska $21.48/hr $44,680
Pennsylvania $21.29/hr $44,280
Louisiana $20.99/hr $43,670
Maine $20.88/hr $43,420
Wisconsin $20.01/hr $41,610
South Dakota $19.3/hr $40,150
New Jersey $19.13/hr $39,780
Iowa $18/hr $37,440


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