Restaurant Manager

Career Overview

A restaurant manager is in charge of every aspect of the restaurant including the hiring and managing of all staff, the ordering of all equipment and supplies, and ensuring customer satisfaction at all times.


Completing a two-year college program or four-year bachelor's degree in culinary management, hospitality, business, or a related field may be required to obtain this position in an upscale establishment.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$31,580 /yr
$54,240 /yr
$92,410 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Psychology
  • Math
  • Business
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Hospitality
  • Accounting
  • Culinary courses
Work Environment

A restaurant manager can work in a restaurant, cafeteria, or a catering business. This type of work often requires long hours and work on the weekends. Jean, the manager featured in the video, manages a restaurant within a resort.

Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada