The highest average salaries go to Directors of Food and Nutrition Services, who bring in close to about $69K, though Executive Chefs are not far behind at around $46K along with Office Managers ($44K) and Registered Dietitians (approximately $42K).
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $55K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $46K. Overall, the greater share of Unidine Corporation folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $47K per year.
Across its U.S. offices, the state of South Carolina pays Unidine Corporation the most — $54K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Dietary Managers receive bigger paychecks ($54K) than those without credentials. Becoming a Certified ServSafe Food Handler can certainly pay off here; those folks make $48K. Employees who have an Associate Degree (AD), Culinary Arts make the most here, hauling in approximately $48K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Training; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $78K. Operations Management is regularly seen around here; over a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Inventory Management, Budget Management, and Food Preparation were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Unidine Corporation gives paid vacation days to one-half of workers and sick leave to a quarter of workers. A solid majority of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Most workers can count on health insurance, and a majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other perks are free drinks.