Restaurant General Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $77K annually on average; Executive Chefs are next on the list, bringing in close to around $72K, followed by Directors of Catering earning about $62K and Catering Directors making approximately $60K. Bon Appetit Management Company hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Sous Chefs ($39K on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($72K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Boston, Mass. (approximately $71K), San Francisco, Calif. ($62K), and Seattle, Wash. (about $45K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Baltimore, Md. at $38K. By state, Massachusetts offers the highest pay at $71K annually.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $43K per year. The largest fraction of Bon Appetit Management Company people (39 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn about $42K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $54K per year. Bon Appetit Management Company provides the highest financial reward to those with a B.A. in Communication — these employees rake in $57K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Budget Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $70K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Bon Appetit Management Company is Operations Management, with approximately one in three considering it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Event Planning, People Management, and Inventory Management.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Bon Appetit Management Company; the company rewards only half of workers with paid vacation time and only 31 percent with sick leave. A strong majority of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Bon Appetit Management Company sponsors. Perks cover health insurance for a solid majority of respondents and dental coverage for a strong majority of workers. Some other advantages of working at Bon Appetit Management Company are a subsidized cell phone, free drinks, life insurance, and 401(a).