Average Salary for Compass Group Usa Inc Employees

The typical salary at Compass Group Usa Inc is $49K per year. At Compass Group Usa Inc, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your city and your experience level each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Compass Group Usa Inc typically pays:
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Employer: Compass Group Usa Inc
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Food Service Director (8)
$32,280 - $92,884  
[-]Food Service Director (8)
Salary$34,517 - $87,859  
Bonus$396.55 - $5,600  
Total Pay$32,280 - $92,884  
[+]Executive Chef (5)
$36,750 - $100,372  
[+]Executive Chef (5)
Salary$38,429 - $93,402  
Total Pay$36,750 - $100,372  
[+]Cook, Institution and Cafeteria (4)
$21,500 - $43,301  
[+]Cook, Institution and Cafeteria (4)
Bonus$2.64 - $649  
Total Pay$21,500 - $43,301  
[+]Sous Chef (4)
$27,231 - $55,917  
[+]Sous Chef (4)
Salary$28,573 - $55,113  
Total Pay$27,231 - $55,917  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 6 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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About This Company

Compass Group USA

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Typically, Finance Managers are the best paid with salaries hovering at about $98K; District Managers of Food & Facilities, Executive Chefs, and Financial Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $87K, $73K, and $64K, respectively. Human Resources Generalists make $40K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $66K annually) can be spotted in Atlanta; Philadelphia (around $64K), Dallas (about $52K), and Houston ($52K) are the next top-paying cities. St. Louis ranks low on the pay scale — at $40K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Compass Group Usa Inc pays its Washington employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $88K per year.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $44K. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $53K. The greater proportion of employees (28 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home $62K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Dietary Managers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $51K. Becoming a Certified ServSafe Food Handler can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $50K. Compass Group Usa Inc provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management — these employees rake in $114K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Financial Reporting; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $77K. Operations Management is a popular skill among Compass Group Usa Inc workers, with just under a third of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Budget Management, Order Inventory, and Food Preparation.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 42 percent receiving paid vacation and one in three workers receiving paid sick days. Compass Group Usa Inc sponsors a 401(k) program, and nearly all workers use this option to save for their retirement. A strong majority of workers receive health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage. Compass Group Usa Inc also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Compass Group Usa Inc


52 %
48 %
$35,309 - $62,081
$43,974 - $77,419
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

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