Food Service Managers (11-9051)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that serves food and beverages. Excludes Chefs and Head Cooks (35-1011).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 608671 10.46 1319
United States 305,000320,700 5.11,570 6,1407,710

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with high employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 26.9314.0818.40 24.4332.2141.89
Alaska 27.9918.0821.66 26.8032.9039.95
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 27.6719.2921.63 26.1232.5939.21
Fairbanks North Star Borough 25.0613.5718.53 26.3429.5135.04
Balance of State 37.5921.5331.04 35.6745.5157.34

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
841151 18.034.5 24.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation191
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation151
UI claimants previously working in occupation79
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 1,156
Number of job position postings 162
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 7.1

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

North Star Computing   (Fairbanks)
Hospitality Service Principles

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Hospitality Restaurant Mgt Bac

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Hotel/Restaurant Management