Sample 1 - State of California

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Food Service Managers
(SOC Code : 11-9051)
in California

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that serves food and beverages.

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Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$25.40$18.91$23.04$29.42

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 202048,20062,80014,60030.32,350

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Restaurants86,25045.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9622.1%
Elementary and Secondary Schools 17,3871.2%
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries 12,4811.0%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
Restaurant/Food Services Management

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Monitor compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving, and building maintenance in lodging and dining facilities.
Monitor food preparation methods, portion sizes, and garnishing and presentation of food to ensure that food is prepared and presented in an acceptable manner.
Count money and make bank deposits.
Investigate and resolve complaints regarding food quality, service, or accommodations.
Coordinate assignments of cooking personnel to ensure economical use of food and timely preparation.
Schedule and receive food and beverage deliveries, checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
Monitor budgets and payroll records, and review financial transactions to ensure that expenditures are authorized and budgeted.
Schedule staff hours and assign duties.
Maintain food and equipment inventories, and keep inventory records.
Establish standards for personnel performance and customer service.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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Alternate Titles
Banquet Directors; Restaurant Managers; Cafeteria Managers; Fast Food Service Managers; and Catering Managers.
 
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