Salary Expectations

Salary information was gathered from a variety of reliable sources including the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Hospitality Industry Analysts, industry-specific universities, online resources and various studies published by hospitality industry associations. We also factored in our direct experience in compensation from the last twelve months of executive search and placement activity, along with interviews with key hospitality industry corporate human resource and recruiting personnel. The content represents Horizon Hospitality’s interpretation and analysis of information generally available to the public and/or obtained from sources believed to be reliable. No representation or warranty (express or implied) is given as to the accuracy and completeness of this information.

RESTAURANT CAREERS

Full-Service | Annual Volume Under $2,500,000

Position Title Lower Median Upper
General Manager $49,800 $62,250 $74,700
FOH Manager $39,616 $49,520 $59,424
Executive Chef $46,336 $57,920 $69,504
Sous Chef/Kitchen Manager $36,512 $45,640 $54,768

Full-Service | Annual Volume $2,500,000-4,000,000

General Manager $56,864 $71,080 $85,296
FOH Manager $43,832 $54,790 $65,748
Executive Chef $53,520 $66,900 $80,280
Sous Chef/Kitchen Manager $41,000 $51,250 $61,500

Full-Service | Annual Volume $4,000,000+

General Manager $63,488 $79,360 $95,232
FOH Manager $49,136 $61,420 $73,704
Executive Chef $59,344 $74,180 $89,016
Sous Chef/Kitchen Manager $46,800 $58,500 $70,200

Quick Casual Restaurants

Multi-Unit Manager (4-6 locations) $59,800 $74,750 $89,700
General Manager $44,152 $55,190 $66,228
FOH Manager $34,968 $43,710 $52,452

Quick Service (Fast Food) Restaurants

Multi-Unit Manager (4-6 locations) $54,952 $68,690 $82,428
General Manager $41,672 $52,090 $62,508
FOH Manager $33,240 $41,550 $49,860

HOTEL CAREERS

Under 150 Rooms

Position Title Lower Median Upper
General Manager (Economy) $37,232 $46,540 $55,848
General Manager (Select Service) $44,664 $55,830 $66,996
General Manager (Full Service) $57,368 $71,710 $86,052

150-250 Rooms

General Manager (Select Service) $54,104 $67,630 $81,156
General Manager (Full Service) $66,040 $82,550 $99,060

250-400 Rooms (Full Service)

General Manager $81,968 $102,460 $122,952
Assistant General Manager/AGM $64,976 $81,220 $97,464
Director of Sales $63,880 $79,850 $95,820
Director of Catering $54,480 $68,100 $81,720
Director of F&B $62,248 $77,810 $93,372
Executive Chef $60,160 $75,200 $90,240
Executive Housekeeper $45,864 $57,330 $68,796
Front Office Manager $45,864 $57,330 $68,796

400+ Rooms (Full Service)

General Manager $98,672 $123,340 $148,000
Assistant General Manager $75,360 $94,200 $113,040
Rooms Division Manager $61,688 $77,110 $92,532
Director of Sales $72,288 $90,360 $108,432
Director of Catering $63,560 $79,450 $95,340
Director of F&B $69,232 $86,540 $103,848
Executive Chef $68,688 $85,860 $203,032
Executive Housekeeper $51,560 $64,450 $77,340
Front Office Manager $54,224 $67,780 $81,336

PRIVATE CLUB CAREERS

Annual Revenue under $4,000,000

Position Title Lower Median Upper
Chief Operating Officer $94,672 $118,340 $142,000
General Manager $83,376 $104,220 $125,064
Clubhouse Manager/Food & Beverage Director $53,352 $66,690 $80,028
Executive Chef $57,472 $71,840 $86,208
Catering Manager $43,824 $54,780 $65,736
Membership/Marketing Director $45,552 $56,940 $68,328
Golf Course Superintendent $62,904 $78,630 $94,356
Fitness Director $38,224 $47,780 $57,336
Head Golf Professional $56,608 $70,760 $84,912

Annual Revenue $4,000,000-7,500,000

Chief Operating Officer $110,200 $137,750 $165,300
General Manager $95,688 $119,610 $145,532
Clubhouse Manager/Food & Beverage Director $65,168 $81,460 $97,752
Executive Chef $66,016 $82,520 $99,024
Catering Manager $51,560 $64,450 $77,340
Membership/Marketing Director $53,592 $66,990 $80,388
Golf Course Superintendent $74,000 $92,510 $111,010
Fitness Director $44,976 $56,220 $67,646
Head Golf Professional $66,600 $83,250 $99,900

Annual Revenue $7,500,000+

Chief Operating Officer $131,328 $164,160 $196,992
General Manager $110,408 $138,010 $165,612
Clubhouse Manager/Food & Beverage Director $72,184 $90,230 $108,276
Executive Chef $77,760 $97,200 $116,640
Catering Manager $59,296 $74,120 $88,944
Membership/Marketing Director $61,624 $77,030 $92,436
Golf Course Superintendent $85,112 $106,390 $127,668
Fitness Director $51,720 $64,650 $77,580
Head Golf Professional $76,592 $95,740 $114,888