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Average Salary for Bon Appetit Management Company Employees

Operating out of Palo Alto, California, Bon Appetit Management Company employs talent in positions ranging from Catering Manager to Executive Chef. Bon Appetit Management Company employees typically bring home $46K per year. For the most part, employee paychecks at Bon Appetit Management Company fluctuate depending on your job title; where you live and your experience level also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Bon Appetit Management Company
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[-]Catering Manager (8)
$28,917 - $63,978  
[-]Catering Manager (8)
Salary$32,872 - $62,625  
Bonus$272.49 - $6,265  
Total Pay$28,917 - $63,978  
[+]Sous Chef (7)
$26,199 - $50,317  
[+]Sous Chef (7)
Salary$29,288 - $48,875  
Bonus$79.09 - $2,981  
Total Pay$26,199 - $50,317  
[+]Executive Chef (7)
$40,204 - $101,338  
[+]Executive Chef (7)
Salary$42,517 - $99,279  
Bonus$225.02 - $7,588  
Total Pay$40,204 - $101,338  
[+]Catering Director (4)
$35,680 - $85,484  
[+]Catering Director (4)
Salary$35,803 - $82,835  
Total Pay$35,680 - $85,484  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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The highest average salaries go to Restaurant General Managers, who bring in close to around $77K, though Executive Chefs are not far behind at $70K along with Directors of Catering ($62K) and Catering Directors (about $60K). 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 ($38K) at the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $70K annually) can be spotted in Boston; San Francisco (around $69K), Portland (approximately $55K), and Seattle ($50K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $38K) is Baltimore. By state, Bon Appetit Management Company pays its Minnesota employees the most; the pay rate there is about $65K per year.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $50K. On the whole, the greater proportion of employees (35 percent) have a tenure of five to nine years and bring home $41K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers earn about $54K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. It pays to have an Associate's Degree, Culinary Arts at Bon Appetit Management Company — these employees make the most at $60K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Budget Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $67K. Inventory Management is a popular skill in the Bon Appetit Management Company workforce; approximately one-fourth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Key skills also include Event Planning, Operations Management, and Event Management.

Benefits and Perks

A fair portion of workers save for retirement through Bon Appetit Management Company's 401(k) plan. Though more than half of workers get paid time off for vacation, only about 42 percent receive paid sick leave. Most workers receive health insurance, and a fair portion of workers get dental coverage. Privileges also include a subsidized cell phone, free drinks, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats

54 %
46 %
$35,802 - $64,054
$34,951 - $74,169
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

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