Clinical Nutrition Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $70K per year; Food Service Directors, Executive Chefs, and Chef Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $60K, about $59K, and $41K, respectively. Financial compensation for Kitchen Managers is rather low — on average only $30K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $81K annually) can be spotted in Baltimore, Md.; Adamstown, Md. (about $71K), Boston, Mass. ($65K), and Chicago, Ill. ($50K) are the next top-paying cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Maryland; salaries there average to $71K per year.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $38K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (38 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make approximately $62K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Executive Chef Certifications, who make $68K annually. Earning a Registered Dietitian certification garners significant financial rewards of $67K per year on average. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) at Unidine Corporation — these employees make the most at $69K annually.
Employees who count Operations Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $63K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is People Management; two in five deem it necessary for work. Many workers are also familiar with Order Inventory, Inventory Management, and Food Preparation.
Benefits and Perks
Only a fifth of respondents at Unidine Corporation enjoy paid vacation time, and just 29 percent can take sick leave. A fair number of respondents save for retirement through Unidine Corporation's 401(k) plan. A majority of survey participants report having health insurance, and the larger part of workers report having dental coverage. Other privileges include life insurance and free drinks.