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Food Service Managers in Missouri

Is Missouri a good place for you to work as a Food Service Manager?

8.8% Jobs Projection
$48,560 Median Salary
690 Job Openings

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

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

  • Food Service Managers in Missouri earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Food Service Managers Work in Missouri?

2,820 people worked as Food Service Managers in 2018 in this state.

There were 3,410 Food Service Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 590 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Food Service Managers in MO Employment Trend

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

Food Service Managers in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Food Service Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.0%.

Job Projections for Food Service Managers: Nation vs. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 690 annual job openings, and 6,320 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 Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Food Service Managers ranged from $26,520 to $89,600 with $48,560 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.75 to $43.08. The median hourly rate was $23.35.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $21.28 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.07.

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

Food Service Managers Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri 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
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,920 $46,670
Kansas City, MO-KS 860 $49,560
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 320 $50,490
Springfield, MO 240 $44,030
Joplin, MO 130 $48,380
St. Joseph, MO-KS 90 $51,930
Columbia, MO 90 $49,370
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 30 $45,000

Top States for Food Service Managers Employment

The table below shows the states 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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