Restaurant General Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $77K per year — though Executive Chefs, Directors of Catering, and Catering Directors also do fairly well at around $72K, about $62K, and $60K, respectively. Near the bottom at Bon Appetit Management Company are Sous Chefs, pulling in an average of just approximately $39K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($72K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Boston, Mass. (around $71K), San Francisco, Calif. ($62K), and Seattle, Wash. ($45K) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $38K, Baltimore, Md. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Massachusetts pays Bon Appetit Management Company the most — about $71K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $43K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Bon Appetit Management Company folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average about $41K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers receive bigger paychecks (approximately $54K annually) than those without credentials. Those with a B.A. in Communication at Bon Appetit Management Company come out on top, and their salaries approach $57K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Budget Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $70K annually. Operations Management is regularly seen around here; nearly one in three of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other top skills include Event Planning, People Management, and Inventory Management.
Benefits and Perks
As for time away from work, Bon Appetit Management Company does compensate more than half of workers for vacation days, but only about a third of workers can take paid time off due to illness. A 401(k) program is available, and a solid majority of respondents use it to save for retirement. A strong majority of workers report having health insurance, and a fair number of workers report having dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a company cell phone, free drinks, life insurance, and 401(a).