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Food Service Managers in Alabama

Considering a career as a Food Service Manager in Alabama?

9.6% Jobs Projection
$52,350 Median Salary
410 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Food Service Managers in Alabama are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Food Service Managers in Alabama is growing faster than average.

  • Food Service Managers in Alabama earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Food Service Managers Work in Alabama?

2,380 people worked as Food Service Managers in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,180 Food Service Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 200 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Food Service Managers in AL Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,330 Food Service Managers working in it, which means Alabama has more Food Service Managers than average.

Food Service Managers in AL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Alabama

Jobs for Food Service Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.0%.

Job Projections for Food Service Managers: Nation vs. AL

Alabama Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 410 annual job openings, and 3,760 total jobs in 2026 for Food Service Managers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 36,800 annual jobs and 336,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Food Service Managers Make in Alabama?

In 2018 wages for Food Service Managers ranged from $34,870 to $94,560 with $52,350 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.77 to $45.46. The median hourly rate was $25.17.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $28.04 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $2.87.

The median salary in Alabama is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Food Service Managers Earnings: AL vs. National Average

Top Alabama Metros for Food Service Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Food Service Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 660 $51,950
Columbus, GA-AL 290 $49,490
Huntsville, AL 280 $49,810
Montgomery, AL 220 $51,640
Mobile, AL 220 $52,670
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL 110 $54,530
Auburn-Opelika, AL 110 $47,740
Tuscaloosa, AL 80 $71,100
Dothan, AL 80 $58,510
Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 70 $54,960
Decatur, AL 60 $52,540
Gadsden, AL 60 $44,990
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL 30 $49,270

Top States for Food Service Managers Employment

View the list below to see where most Food Service Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 37,030 $52,830
Florida 15,260 $53,050
Texas 12,180 $58,490
Tennessee 10,030 $44,680
Georgia 9,250 $47,960
New York 8,850 $74,940
Ohio 8,080 $50,610
Massachusetts 6,270 $61,790
Pennsylvania 6,010 $61,440
North Carolina 5,680 $55,980
Arizona 5,120 $54,440
Michigan 4,590 $56,870
Wisconsin 4,090 $48,790
Minnesota 3,540 $57,410
New Jersey 3,400 $79,320
Virginia 3,280 $64,450
Indiana 3,180 $49,600
Oregon 3,180 $48,730
Oklahoma 3,120 $47,270
Nevada 3,020 $63,010

Below are the states where Food Service Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $79,320
New York $74,940
Washington $72,250
Delaware $71,830
Rhode Island $68,790
District of Columbia $66,080
Maryland $66,070
Virginia $64,450
Connecticut $64,250
Nevada $63,010


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