Average Salary for Bon Appetit Management Company Employees

Operating out of Palo Alto, Calif., Bon Appetit Management Company employs talent in positions ranging from Sous Chef to Catering Manager. The average employee at Bon Appetit Management Company takes home $46K per year. Bon Appetit Management Company paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though your city and your experience level are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Palo Alto, California 

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Earning $81K annually on average, Executive Chefs receive the most money, followed by Restaurant General Managers (about $77K), Directors of Catering ($65K), and Catering Directors (approximately $62K). With salaries averaging around $39K, Sous Chefs are among the lowest paid at Bon Appetit Management Company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($72K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; San Francisco, Calif. (around $69K), Seattle, Wash. ($46K), and Mountain View, Calif. (approximately $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. By state, Illinois offers the highest pay at about $72K annually.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $49K per year. 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

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers receive bigger paychecks (approximately $54K per year) than those without credentials. Bon Appetit Management Company workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning about $63K on average.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Budget Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $77K annually. People Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one-third of Bon Appetit Management Company's people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Operations Management, Event Planning, and Inventory Management as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Bon Appetit Management Company; the company rewards only one-half of respondents with paid vacation time and only 29 percent with sick leave. To plan for old age, a solid majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. For most workers, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of respondents get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include a subsidized cell phone, free drinks, life insurance, and gym membership.

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Key Stats for Bon Appetit Management Company


62 %
38 %
$36,882 - $64,510
$35,235 - $77,828
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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