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Food Service Managers in Wisconsin

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

14.0% Jobs Projection
$48,790 Median Salary
910 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Food Service Managers Work in Wisconsin?

4,090 people worked as Food Service Managers in 2018 in this state.

There were 5,160 Food Service Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 1,070 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Food Service Managers in WI Employment Trend

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

Food Service Managers in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Food Service Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 14.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.0%.

Job Projections for Food Service Managers: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 910 annual Food Service Managers job openings in Wisconsin, and 8,150 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 Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Food Service Managers ranged from $33,300 to $71,150 with $48,790 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.01 to $34.21. The median hourly rate was $23.46.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $22.17 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.29.

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

Food Service Managers Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,550 $59,240
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1,250 $49,020
Madison, WI 670 $52,910
Green Bay, WI 270 $50,350
Duluth, MN-WI 210 $49,490
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 170 $53,810
Racine, WI 130 $46,450
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 130 $51,410
Appleton, WI 110 $51,550
Eau Claire, WI 100 $51,730
Janesville-Beloit, WI 90 $48,950
Wausau, WI 70 $37,320
Fond du Lac, WI 60 $44,500
Sheboygan, WI 50 $52,370

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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