Salary Expectations

This Salary Matrix has been compiled through extensive research conducted by Horizon Hospitality. Please note that the cost of living may create a salary variance of 30-35% (a manager earning $100,000 in San Francisco or New York will earn about $65,000 in Omaha or Salt Lake City). For more information, see this helpful cost of living salary calculator.

RESTAURANT CAREERS
(Full-Service Concepts)

Annual Volume Under $1,499,999

Career Title Lower Median Upper
General Manager $40,500 $50,500 $61,500
FOH Manager $35,000 $41,500 $51,000
Executive Chef $40,500 $48,500 $58,000
Sous Chef/Kitchen Manager $34,000 $41,000 $49,000

Annual Volume $1,500,000 – 2,499,999

Career Title
General Manager $49,500 $61,500 $72,500
FOH Manager $42,500 $49,500 $57,000
Executive Chef $42,000 $54,500 $68,500
Sous Chef/Kitchen Manager $34,500 $41,000 $49,500

Annual Volume $2,500,000 – 4,499,999

Career Title
General Manager $58,000 $71,500 $83,500
FOH Manager $47,500 $56,500 $67,000
Executive Chef $54,000 $67,500 $81,000
Sous Chef/Kitchen Manager $44,500 $51,000 $61,000

Annual Volume $4,500,000 – 7,499,999

Career Title
General Manager $64,500 $79,000 $92,000
FOH Manager $50,500 $63,500 $73,500
Executive Chef $60,500 $73,500 $89,500
Sous Chef/Kitchen Manager $48,500 $58,000 $68,500

Annual Volume $7,500,000+

Career Title
General Manager $70,500 $93,000 $103,500
FOH Manager $56,500 $71,000 $86,000
Executive Chef $66,500 $83,500 $94,500
Sous Chef/Kitchen Manager $52,500 $62,500 $73,500

PRIVATE CLUB CAREERS

Career Title
Chief Operating Officer $97,000 $134,500 $187,000
General Manager $88,000 $118,000 $151,000
Clubhouse Manager/Food & Beverage Director $58,500 $71,000 $86,000
Executive Chef $60,500 $73,000 $91,500
Catering Manager $41,500 $51,000 $63,000
Membership Director $42,000 $58,000 $70,000
Course Superintendent $74,000 $90,000 $110,500
Fitness Director $41,000 $50,000 $58,000
Head Golf Professional $65,000 $78,000 $90,000

HOTEL CAREERS

Under 200 Rooms

Career Title
General Manager (Select Service) $47,500 $58,000 $68,500
General Manager (Full Service) $66,000 $75,500 $88,500

200-349 Rooms

Career Title
General Manager (Select Service) $58,500 $69,500 $81,500
General Manager (Full Service) $76,000 $88,500 $95,500

350-749 Rooms (Full-Service Properties)

Career Title
General Manager $79,000 $93,000 $108,000
Resident Manager/AGM $64,000 $78,000 $91,000
Director of Sales $67,000 $77,000 $90,500
Director of Catering $51,000 $66,500 $80,500
Director of F&B $61,500 $72,000 $86,000
Executive Chef $56,500 $69,000 $82,000
Executive Housekeeper $46,500 $57,000 $67,500
Front Office Manager $47,000 $56,500 $64,000

750+ Rooms (Full-Service Properties)

Career Title
General Manager $101,500 $120,000 $149,000
Resident Manager/AGM $82,000 $94,000 $113,500
Rooms Division Manager $75,500 $91,000 $104,500
Director of Sales $77,500 $93,000 $110,500
Director of Catering $65,000 $83,000 $101,000
Director of F&B $71,000 $87,000 $105,000
Executive Chef $69,500 $84,000 $100,000
Executive Housekeeper $54,500 $61,500 $70,500
Front Office Manager $60,000 $72,000 $86,000