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Food Service Managers in Nebraska

Want to work in Nebraska as a Food Service Manager? Read this first!

10.3% Jobs Projection
$43,250 Median Salary
180 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Food Service Managers Work in Nebraska?

1,490 people worked as Food Service Managers in 2018 in this state.

There were 990 Food Service Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 500 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Food Service Managers in NE Employment Trend

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

Food Service Managers in NE vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Nebraska

Jobs for Food Service Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 10.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.0%.

Job Projections for Food Service Managers: Nation vs. NE

Nebraska Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 180 annual Food Service Managers job openings in Nebraska, and 1,610 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Food Service Managers Make in Nebraska?

In 2018 wages for Food Service Managers ranged from $28,000 to $64,530 with $43,250 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.46 to $31.02. The median hourly rate was $20.79.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $23.8 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $3.01.

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

Food Service Managers Earnings: NE vs. National Average

Top Nebraska 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
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 850 $45,340
Lincoln, NE 280 $41,150
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 140 $36,060

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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