Average Salary for Bon Appetit Management Company Employees

Operating out of Palo Alto, Calif., Bon Appetit Management Company employs talent in positions ranging from Executive Chef to Sous Chef. The median salary at Bon Appetit Management Company is $41K per year. Your experience level plays the largest role in compensation at Bon Appetit Management Company, but your job title and your city affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Palo Alto, California 

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $39K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Bon Appetit Management Company employees (55 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn approximately $61K per year on average.


Earning about $62K annually on average, Catering Directors receive the most money, followed by Executive Chefs ($60K) and Sous Chefs ($39K).


Residents of San Francisco, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $63K per year; other top-paying cities include Mountain View, Calif. ($60K) and Seattle, Wash. ($44K). By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Ohio, where the average salary is about $67K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers earn approximately $62K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Becoming a Servsafe food manager certification can certainly pay off here; those folks make $53K on average. The best paid folks at Bon Appetit Management Company have a Bachelor's Degree, earning around $65K annually.


When it comes to skills, Event Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $60K per year. People Management is a popular skill in the Bon Appetit Management Company workforce; more than two-fifths of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Inventory Management, Operations Management, and Training round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Although the firm compensates the larger part of employees for vacation days, it only pays 43 percent for sick time. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Bon Appetit Management Company provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a solid majority of employees participate. For a large number of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of employees get dental coverage, too. Privileges also include free drinks, a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, and gym membership.

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$36,621 - $64,538
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Job Satisfaction

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

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