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 Executive Chef. The typical salary at Bon Appetit Management Company is $46K annually. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, your city and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Bon Appetit Management Company. 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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Employer: Bon Appetit Management Company
Average Salary Range by Job
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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Catering Manager (8)
$28,932 - $64,191  
[-]Catering Manager (8)
Salary$32,175 - $62,140  
Bonus$247.27 - $5,429  
Total Pay$28,932 - $64,191  
[+]Sous Chef (7)
$26,768 - $50,470  
[+]Sous Chef (7)
Salary$29,374 - $49,853  
Bonus$11.80 - $1,783  
Total Pay$26,768 - $50,470  
[+]Executive Chef (6)
$42,004 - $106,033  
[+]Executive Chef (6)
Salary$44,216 - $99,044  
Bonus$234.48 - $7,145  
Total Pay$42,004 - $106,033  
[+]Director of Catering (4)
$40,981 - $85,847  
[+]Director of Catering (4)
Salary$40,089 - $80,823  
Bonus$1,004 - $16,300  
Total Pay$40,981 - $85,847  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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About This Company

Palo Alto, California 

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Earning $77K on average, Restaurant General Managers receive the most money, followed by Executive Chefs ($70K), Directors of Catering (about $62K), and Catering Directors (approximately $60K). Sous Chefs make around $38K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


Median pay is highest in Boston ($70K per year), followed by San Francisco ($69K), Portland (approximately $55K), and Seattle ($50K). Baltimore ranks low on the pay scale — at about $38K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Minnesota, where salaries average out at $65K annually.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $50K. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home $41K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $54K for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate's Degree, Culinary Arts; Bon Appetit Management Company awards $60K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Budget Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $67K. A relatively widespread skill at Bon Appetit Management Company is Inventory Management; nearly one in four of employees use it for work. Many workers usually know Event Planning, Operations Management, and Event Management as well.

Benefits and Perks

Most workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Though a majority of workers get paid time off for vacation, only about 42 percent receive paid sick leave. Perks cover health insurance for a fair portion of workers and dental coverage for most workers. Bon Appetit Management Company also dishes out privileges such as a company cell phone, free drinks, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Bon Appetit Management Company


54 %
46 %
$35,802 - $64,054
$34,951 - $74,169
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

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