Employment Outlook

Restaurant, Café or other Small Hospitality Business Owner/Manager

A Restaurant, Café or other Small Hospitality Business Owner/Manager is responsible for driving the work of others in order to increase the size of a business. They are involved in all aspects of a business including hospitality, sales, marketing, and public relations; research, operations analysis, data processing, mathematics, statistics and economics.

 

Average wage for

Employment Levels

Around 63,400 people are currently employed as Restaurant, Café or other Small Hospitality Business Owner/Managers in Australia. This is set to increase slightly to 72,200 people by 2019, according to the Department of Employment.

Employment by State

36.9% of all Restaurant, Café or other Small Hospitality Business Owner/Managers are employed in NSW. The area with the lowest number of Restaurant, Café or other Small Hospitality Business Owner/Managers is NT, with only 0.8%.

Gender Split

This is an evenly split industry with 51.1% of Restaurant, Café or other Small Hospitality Business Owner/Managers being male and 48.8% female.

Age Brackets

The most popular age for people working as Restaurant, Café or other Small Hospitality Business Owner/Managers is 25-34 years old, with 25.1%. A small percentage (6.1%) of people get into this career path older, aged 60-64. There is also a number of people who enjoy a career as Restaurant, Café or other Small Hospitality Business Owner/Managers, with 10.6% aged 55-59.

Hours Worked

Restaurant, Café or other Small Hospitality Business Owner/Managers work an average of 46.8 hours a week which is 5.9 hours higher than the average for all occupations.

Education Level

The majority of Restaurant, Café or other Small Hospitality Business Owner/Managers have a Year 12 qualification (26%) or are at a Years 11 & 10 level (16.4%). 52.9% of people have a Cert III or higher, whilst 47.1% have a qualification which is Year 12 or lower.

Restaurant, Café or other Small Hospitality Business Owner/Manager Duties & Tasks

  • Hire, train and evaluate new business employees
  • Ensure the company is on track to meet financial objectives
  • Develop and implements budgets. Prepare reports for stakeholders
  • Ensure the company complies with company and legal policy
  • Ensure staff and workers have the resources available to complete tasks

Professional Associations & Groups

 

 

*The information provided on this page is from the Department of Employment’s Job Outlook website. All salary ranges are from Payscale. Where jobs are not exact matches, job areas have been used. This information is to be used as a guide only. 

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