Average Salary for Culinary Institute of America (CIA) - Hyde Park, NY Alumni

The Culinary Institute of America is a university based in Hyde Park, N.Y. that is home to around 3,000 undergraduates. A considerably greater proportion of men make up the survey population with a male-to-female ratio of 4-to-1. Based on student and alumni reporting, men also tend to make more than their male counterparts after graduating. The data in this summary come from Culinary Institute of America alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

1107
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

349
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Business

46
out of 51

Typical Early Career Salary

$34,300
Culinary Institute of America (CIA) - Hyde Park, NY Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Executive Chef
47 salaries
$59,413  
   
Sous Chef
11 salaries
$43,746  
Chef de Cuisine
6 salaries
$57,950  
Restaurant Manager
5 salaries
$45,000  
Food Service Director
5 salaries
$75,000  
Food and Beverage Director
5 salaries
$75,400  
Pastry Chef
5 salaries
$38,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 151
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About This School

1946 Campus Drive
Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499

Culinary Institute of America, Culinary Institute of America (CIA)

2,814

Private School, Business

78 %

20 %

31 %


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Industry

Former Culinary Institute of America students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the food service industry, the hotel industry, and the fine dining restaurant industry. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the restaurant industry. Very few Culinary Institute of America grads go into the food and facilities management services industry; in fact, less than five percent of alumni enter this industry. Culinary Institute of America graduates see an average starting salary of $51K.

Gender

The number of male graduates who responded to the survey outweighs the number of women with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Jobs

Among Culinary Institute of America graduates, the biggest earners are Food and Beverage Directors and Food Service Directors, who haul in about $75K on average. Executive Chefs do well for themselves as well, making $59K. Sliding in near the bottom are Pastry Chefs, who report earnings of approximately $38K.

Locations

Boston, Mass. is a hub for Culinary Institute of America graduates — a large number call this city home. New York, N.Y. is another hot spot for Culinary Institute of America grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to around $75K). On the other hand, Culinary Institute of America alumni who end up in Denver, Colo. receive the lowest median salary of $41K. Dallas, Texas and Washington, DC are popular choices as well.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Culinary Arts leads to the highest pay for Culinary Institute of America grads ($80K on average per year). A Bachelor's Degree, Pastry & Culinary Arts is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $33K.

Skills

Culinary Institute of America grads are usually competent in Food Preparation, and around half of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Culinary Institute of America grads with Budget Management experience garner salaries that are 28 percent more than other grads' salaries. Operations Management, People Management, and Inventory Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only one-third of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. The larger part of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. For this school, a majority of graduates are the recipients of health benefits, and slightly more than half of the former students pick up dental plans, too. Culinary Institute of America alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, free drinks, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $52K for Pacific Oaks College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Culinary Institute of America grads. Other schools similar to Culinary Institute of America include Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, the United States Sports Academy, and Pardee RAND Graduate School.

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Key Stats for Culinary Institute of America (CIA) - Hyde Park, NY

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %
Salary
$35,949 - $58,265
Salary
$37,457 - $76,418
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
41%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
$66,000
$51,250
Dinosaur BBQ
$52,500
$24,161 - $96,819
$46,000 - $97,000
$41,446 - $69,500

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