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)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 592646 9.120 4671
United States 308,700336,400 9.010,200 23,80036,760

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 28.7615.9720.32 26.6034.2744.73
Alaska 32.8017.0922.51 30.0240.7548.75
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 31.6317.0121.95 28.5236.4048.07
Balance of State 37.1020.6325.01 41.2846.2749.26

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
758128 16.938.2 27.3
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation200
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation158
UI claimants previously working in occupation82
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 1,301
Number of job position postings 107
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 12.2

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

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Hospitality Restaurant Management BA

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