Nearing the top of the pay scale are Executive Chefs, Restaurant General Managers, Directors of Catering, and Catering Directors; while the first receives the highest median pay at $81K annually, the other salaries come in at $77K, around $65K, and about $62K, respectively. Sous Chefs at Bon Appetit Management Company do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $39K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($72K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $69K), Seattle, Wash. ($46K), and Mountain View, Calif. (around $41K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Baltimore, Md.; in fact, at $38K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Illinois take home the most — $72K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $49K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Bon Appetit Management Company folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $49K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $54K per year for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in around $63K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Budget Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $77K per year. Folks here also tend to know People Management; on the survey, about a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Key skills also include Operations Management, Event Planning, and Inventory Management.
Benefits and Perks
One-half of survey participants have paid vacation, and only about 29 percent can take paid time off for illness. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Bon Appetit Management Company provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a fair number of survey participants participate. A large number of respondents can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Bon Appetit Management Company also dishes out privileges such as a subsidized cell phone, free drinks, life insurance, and gym membership.