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Food Service Managers in South Carolina

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

21.3% Jobs Projection
$49,790 Median Salary
610 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Food Service Managers Work in South Carolina?

In South Carolina, there were 3,000 people working as Food Service Managers in the year 2018.

There were 2,750 Food Service Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 250 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Food Service Managers in SC Employment Trend

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

Food Service Managers in SC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for South Carolina

Jobs for Food Service Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 21.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.0%.

Job Projections for Food Service Managers: Nation vs. SC

South Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 610 annual job openings, and a total of 5,360 jobs for South Carolina Food Service Managers in 2026.

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

What do Food Service Managers Make in South Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Food Service Managers ranged from $33,050 to $112,560 with $49,790 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.89 to $54.12. The median hourly rate was $23.94.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $21.76 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.18.

The median salary in South Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Food Service Managers Earnings: SC vs. National Average

Top South Carolina 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
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 590 $49,770
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 580 $47,010
Columbia, SC 550 $68,000
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 470 $44,420
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 340 $48,440
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 170 $56,350
Spartanburg, SC 140 $56,450
Florence, SC 120 $39,730
Sumter, SC 60 $46,130

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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