The highest paychecks go to Clinical Nutrition Managers, who earn an average approximately $70K annually, closely trailed by Food Service Directors ($60K), Executive Chefs (around $59K), and Chef Managers ($41K). On the lower end are Kitchen Managers at $30K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $81K per year) can be spotted in Baltimore, Md.; Adamstown, Md. ($71K), Boston, Mass. ($65K), and Chicago, Ill. (approximately $50K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Maryland, where the average Unidine Corporation employee makes around $71K annually.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $38K per year. Overall, the greater share of Unidine Corporation folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $62K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an Executive Chef Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $68K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Earning a Registered Dietitian certification garners significant financial rewards of around $67K annually on average. Unidine Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) — these employees rake in $69K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Operations Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $63K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is People Management; close to two-fifths deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Order Inventory, Inventory Management, and Food Preparation.
Benefits and Perks
One in five survey participants receive paid vacation, and only 29 percent get sick leave. A fair number of employees save for retirement through Unidine Corporation's 401(k) plan. A majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and the larger part of employees get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance and free drinks.