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Food Service Supervisors

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Food Preparation Supervisors

Food Service Supervisors



Training and Education

If you want to pursue this career you will benefit from having work experience in a related occupation. The percentage of employees with a 4 year degree is 14%. According to 2008 data 35% of supervisors of food preparation and serving worker have attended college but do not have a degree. Among workers 51% have a high-school diploma but no college education.



Part-Time Work and Self-Employment

15% of employees work on a part-time basis. 4% of the time people working as supervisors of food preparation and serving worker are their own boss.


Video Overview

Gives an short introduction to the work of food prep supervisors. Created for the US Dept of Labor.



Salaries by City

See typical salaries and ranges for this career below*. Shift click to sort by more than one column — for example first shift-click on state and then shift-click on salary to find best and worst salaries in each state.

StateCity / RegionTypical SalarySalary RangeJob Count% of All Jobs
AKAnchorage$30230$21K – $46K9900.58%
AKFairbanks$29360$21K – $44K1600.44%
ALAnniston – Oxford$29680$19K – $39K4601.04%
ALAuburn – Opelika$23260$17K – $38K5601.15%
ALBirmingham – Hoover$24460$18K – $44K42900.88%
ALDecatur$27460$20K – $37K4300.81%
ALDothan$25710$17K – $44K4700.84%
ALFlorence – Muscle Shoals$24380$18K – $36K4900.94%
ALGadsden$25340$17K – $39K2800.84%
ALHuntsville$28730$20K – $47K13100.65%
ALMobile$25020$19K – $45K13100.78%
ALMontgomery$25990$20K – $41K12000.76%
ALTuscaloosa$27530$19K – $41K9201.03%
ARFayetteville – Springdale – Rogers$26660$18K – $43K11900.59%
ARFort Smith$23640$17K – $40K9900.88%
ARHot Springs$22780$17K – $30K3400.95%
ARJonesboro$28060$20K – $44K4000.81%
ARLittle Rock – North Little Rock – Conway$27640$19K – $42K22000.66%
ARPine Bluff$23750$17K – $41K2300.67%
AZFlagstaff$30120$18K – $46K5400.96%
AZLake Havasu City $ Kingman$23670$17K – $40K3500.81%
AZPhoenix – Mesa – Glendale$30210$19K – $52K125600.73%
AZPrescott$31520$18K – $62K4500.85%
AZTucson$28550$19K – $46K29900.86%
AZYuma$25350$18K – $51K3300.60%
CABakersfield – Delano$23730$20K – $42K13400.49%
CAChico$25560$20K – $38K4700.69%
CAEl Centro$26550$21K – $42K2300.44%
CAFresno$24560$21K – $44K19700.62%
CAHanford – Corcoran$24870$19K – $36K2900.77%
CALos Angeles – Long Beach – Glendale (Metro Area)$27150$21K – $46K223500.58%
CAMadera – Chowchilla$23810$19K – $46K2400.61%
CAMerced$23600$20K – $42K4000.67%
CAModesto$24250$20K – $50K9200.60%
CANapa$40560$25K – $57K4300.68%
CAOakland – Fremont – Hayward (Metro Area)$27270$20K – $50K52800.54%
CAOxnard – Thousand Oaks – Ventura$26710$21K – $44K18400.64%
CARedding$24100$20K – $43K3700.63%
CARiverside – San Bernardino – Ontario$25510$20K – $42K87300.75%
CASacramento – Arden – Arcade – Roseville$27490$20K – $47K50700.62%
CASalinas$32050$18K – $56K9800.63%
CASan Diego – Carlsbad – San Marcos$28500$21K – $46K81800.65%
CASan Francisco – San Mateo – Redwood City (Metro Area)$34400$24K – $56K55900.56%
CASan Jose – Sunnyvale – Santa Clara$35590$22K – $53K43800.49%
CASan Luis Obispo – Paso Robles$26280$21K – $41K6900.68%
CASanta Ana – Anaheim – Irvine (Metro Area)$29970$20K – $52K96400.68%
CASanta Barbara – Santa Maria – Goleta$29660$22K – $52K11600.69%
CASanta Cruz – Watsonville$29910$21K – $44K6100.73%
CASanta Rosa – Petaluma$29800$21K – $48K11700.68%
CAStockton$28100$20K – $48K12100.62%
CAVallejo – Fairfield$29790$21K – $56K9200.76%
CAVisalia – Porterville$23690$18K – $38K7900.60%
CAYuba City$26600$21K – $43K2900.81%
COBoulder$36920$27K – $48K9300.58%
COColorado Springs$31160$20K – $55K16900.70%
CODenver – Aurora – Broomfield$32720$22K – $50K76900.62%
COFort Collins – Loveland$28860$21K – $46K9300.70%
COGrand Junction$32480$20K – $47K3300.58%
COGreeley$28980$22K – $43K4800.60%
COPueblo$30480$21K – $51K3400.62%
CTBridgeport – Stamford – Norwalk$42110$23K – $62K18800.45%
CTDanbury$34180$25K – $56K4700.71%
CTHartford – West Hartford – East Hartford$35520$22K – $55K24200.44%
CTNew Haven$29480$22K – $52K12000.44%
CTNorwich – New London$32450$23K – $51K9100.70%
CTWaterbury$30230$22K – $54K2100.33%
DCWashington – Arlington – Alexandria (Metro Area)$35040$20K – $58K134700.57%
DEDover$33260$22K – $47K5700.97%
DEWilmington (Metro Area)$33800$22K – $54K20200.63%
FLCape Coral – Fort Myers$30060$21K – $45K15300.75%
FLCrestview – Fort Walton Beach – Destin$27460$21K – $44K7501.02%
FLDeltona – Daytona Beach – Ormond Beach$33210$23K – $54K15801.04%
FLFort Lauderdale – Pompano Beach – Deerfield Beach (Metro Area)$31750$21K – $52K41100.57%
FLGainesville$27720$18K – $45K6800.57%
FLJacksonville$28580$21K – $47K39200.68%
FLLakeland – Winter Haven$29530$20K – $45K10600.56%
FLMiami – Miami Beach – Kendall (Metro Area)$30590$21K – $55K55400.55%
FLNaples – Marco Island$33640$17K – $48K10700.93%
FLNorth Port – Bradenton – Sarasota$32980$21K – $54K16600.69%
FLOcala$28530$19K – $45K6100.68%
FLOrlando – Kissimmee – Sanford$31380$21K – $52K75400.75%
FLPalm Bay – Melbourne – Titusville$28350$21K – $43K12100.63%
FLPalm Coast$36430$22K – $49K1800.96%
FLPanama City – Lynn Haven – Panama City Beach$28740$19K – $44K6500.94%
FLPensacola – Ferry Pass – Brent$28910$20K – $46K12300.81%
FLPort St. Lucie$31620$25K – $52K8100.67%
FLPunta Gorda$32250$21K – $47K3600.92%
FLSebastian – Vero Beach$31720$18K – $47K2300.52%
FLTallahassee$27620
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