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Around 8,200 people are currently employed as Restaurant Managers in Australia. This is set to increase slightly to 9,000 people by 2019, according to the Department of Employment.
Employment by State
36.9% of all Restaurant Managers are employed in NSW. The area with the lowest number of Restaurant Managers is NT, with only 0.8%.
This is an evenly split industry with 51.1% of Restaurant Managers being male and 48.8% female.
The most popular age for people working as Restaurant 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 Managers, with 10.6% aged 55-59.
Restaurant Managers work an average of 46.8 hours a week which is 5.9 hours higher than the average for all occupations.
The majority of Restaurant 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 Manager Duties & Tasks
- Resolve customer complaints around food quality and service
- Monitor staff and customer to assure safety standards are met
- Recruit, hire and oversee training of new and existing staff
- Schedule work hours for servers and kitchen staff
- Monitor food preparation and methods to ensure hygiene standards
*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.