Restaurant Manager

Restaurant Managers are responsible for organising the front-end and back-of-house operations of cafes, restaurants or related dining/catering establishments. The average salary of a Restaurant Manager is $65,830 per annum.

As a Restaurant Manager, your duties may involve recruitment, training, customer service, and managing finances.

Average salary
$65,830 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Min average salary
$59,427 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Max average salary
$72,233 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 21% more Restaurant and Cafe Managers employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Restaurant Manager are:

  • NSW: 39%
  • VIC: 27%
  • QLD: 14%

Key skills required
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Able to remain calm in difficult situations
  • Able to work as part of a team


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