Certified Food Protection Manager

We asked 25 job seekers about their Certified Food Protection Manager. This is what they told us:

  • 68% of job seekers said "required for my current job" was the biggest reason for earning their Certified Food Protection Manager
  • 44% said earning their Certified Food Protection Manager helped them make more money
  • 52% said earning their Certified Food Protection Manager helped them get a job
  • 92% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Certified Food Protection Manager

What are people saying about getting a Certified Food Protection Manager?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 25 responses

44% said earning their Certified Food Protection Manager helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 25 responses

52% said earning their Certified Food Protection Manager helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 25 responses

92% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Certified Food Protection Manager

Why did you decide to earn your Certified Food Protection Manager?

Based on 25 responses

Required for my current job
68%
Make more money
28%
Changing careers
12%
Get an edge over other candidates
20%
Help my career progression
48%
Other
16%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 15 responses

Assistant General Manager View jobs
13%
Chef View jobs
7%
Retail Assistant Manager View jobs
7%
Head Cook View jobs
7%
Owner Operator Driver View jobs
7%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Certified Food Protection Manager?

13 people answered

“I wish that I had known how much this certification was in demand.”

Sept. 7, 2019

“I wish that I had done more research on the demand for more Certified Food Protection Managers.”

Sept. 5, 2019

“Just wish I had done it sooner it simplified my job and improved my knowledge.”

July 27, 2019

“This certificate demonstrates you knowledge and skill level of retail food safety.”

June 28, 2019

“How competitive the market is for positions that are available out there that require this type of certification. It's not easy to find employment after I got certified. I'm not saying gaining employment is "easy", by all means, but I thought having my food protection safety manager certification would make gaining employment a lot easier compared to other areas of expertise and other careers out there, and boy was I wrong.”

June 10, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Certified Food Protection Manager?

14 people answered

“I would advise family and friends to pursue this occupation because of the high demand.”

Sept. 7, 2019

“I would advise family and friends that's interested to pursue it.”

Sept. 5, 2019

“It's a great thing to have if your looking to be in the food/ restaurant business!”

June 29, 2019

“I would encourage them to get it only if it's something they are truly passionate about it and because they will use it to benefit there career that they are currently working in. Because I know that I want to have pride in my work and that I'm happy doing it.”

June 10, 2019

“Cross references and foot notes would help when questioning the validity of the requested answers.”

April 30, 2019
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