Restaurant Manager

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 $59,305 per annum.

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

Salary range
Average salary $59,305
salary range
$53,556
$59,305
$65,055
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
22% by 2020
22%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Restaurant Manager are:
NSW
NSW 31.1%
VIC
VIC 27.2%
QLD
QLD 18.2%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Restaurant Manager are:
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Able to remain calm in difficult situations
  • Able to work as part of a team
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Kick start a successful career in the hospitality industry. This accredited courses will teach you the fundamentals of food and beverage management and will help prepare you to work as an Assistant Manager.

  • Associate Degree in Business (Hospitality Management)
Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

Turn your passion for the restaurant business into the beginning of a rewarding career with this nationally recognised degree.

You'll gain the hands-on experience you'll need to work as a Restaurant Manager while learning from industry experts.

  • Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management)