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Average Salary for Bon Appetit Management Company Employees

Operating out of Palo Alto, Calif., Bon Appetit Management Company employs talent in positions ranging from Catering Manager to Sous Chef. An average Bon Appetit Management Company employee can expect to make $42K per year. Though your city and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at Bon Appetit Management Company, your role at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Bon Appetit Management Company typically pays:
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Palo Alto, California 

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The highest average salaries go to Executive Chefs, who bring in close to $81K annually, though Restaurant General Managers are not far behind at around $77K along with Directors of Catering ($62K) and Catering Directors (about $60K). Sous Chefs are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $39K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($72K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; San Francisco, Calif. (about $62K), Seattle, Wash. ($45K), and Mountain View, Calif. (around $41K) are the next top-paying cities. Baltimore, Md. ranks low on the pay scale — at $38K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Minnesota, where the average Bon Appetit Management Company employee makes $65K annually.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $43K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (41 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make about $42K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers receive bigger paychecks ($53K per year) than those without credentials. At Bon Appetit Management Company, employees who hold a B.A. in Communication receive the highest salaries at around $57K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Budget Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $77K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Bon Appetit Management Company is Operations Management, with around one in three considering it a key competency. Event Planning, People Management, and Event Management are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Bon Appetit Management Company; the company rewards only one-half of workers with paid vacation time and only 31 percent with sick leave. To plan for old age, a fair number of employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. For most workers, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of respondents get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are a subsidized cell phone, free drinks, life insurance, and 401(a).

Key Stats for Bon Appetit Management Company


61 %
39 %
$35,802 - $62,142
$35,145 - $75,218
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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