So You Want to Manage a Nightclub?

Does the thought of being in the midst of all the neon bring goose flesh to your arms, or send shimmies up and down your spine? If it does then maybe you were born to manage a Night club? If so, then you need to be armed with a bit of knowledge. You need to know what kind of preparation you will need to land the coveted position. Once you’ve made it, so to speak, what will it be like? There are many questions, and we may as well jump right in and get ready to manage a Night club. To begin with, you’re going to need education.

They are many facets to this business that you will have to think about you have to know how to motivate your people, you will need to understand Labor Laws that aren’t simple. You don’t want to be in court fighting law suit after a lawsuit. You will need an accounting background as well. Yes, you heard it, math, and not just any may we are talking about debits and credits and payroll.

This means those with the power to hire are looking for people with a 2 year associates degree. You are going to have to make an investment of time and money to land that management job. Your associates will have to be in Business Management, or Hospitality Management to manage a Night club. It will be that simple, and that complex. Will there be a pot of gold at the end of you rainbow. Well, that depends on how you look at things, but the breakdown falls out like this.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects job growth the Night club Manager between 2012 and 2022 at 2% for all Foodservice Managers, and the mean of average salary will be approximately $53,130.00 for all Foodservice Managers. There other bright spots as well, as you should consider the following states have seen much higher annual salaries. New Jersey clocks in at $69,200.00, Rhode Island finds it Nigh club Managers pulling in $68,690.00, and New York, Virginia, and Nevada are looking at a round number of $67,000.00.

You are not staring at a million-dollar salary, but you will be learning how to run the next great Night Club, and then maybe just maybe you will own such a place, and then the sky just might be the limit.   Image courtesy of