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

Nestled away in Hyde Park, N.Y., the Culinary Institute of America, a school, has a student population of roughly 3,000. 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. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Overall College ROI Rank

1107
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

349
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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
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Executive Chef
52 salaries
$57,456  
   
Sous Chef
12 salaries
$43,000  
Chef de Cuisine
7 salaries
$60,396  
Restaurant Manager
6 salaries
$45,495  
Food and Beverage Director
6 salaries
$75,199  
Pastry Chef
5 salaries
$38,400  
Food Service Director
5 salaries
$75,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 26 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 166
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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

The Culinary Institute of America alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the food service industry, the hotel industry, and the fine dining restaurant industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the restaurant industry. Very few Culinary Institute of America grads go into the bakery 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 school's graduates who responded to the survey are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is 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 approximately $75K on average. Chef de Cuisines do well for themselves as well, making about $60K. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Sous Chefs — they bring in $43K.

Locations

Many Culinary Institute of America grads flock to Washington, DC. In addition, former Culinary Institute of America students often head to New York, N.Y. after graduating, where the median salary comes to $76K in this top-paying city. On the other end, Culinary Institute of America grads flock to Richmond, Va., which actually offers the weakest median salary of $45K. Boston, Mass. and Dallas, Texas are also desirable cities.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of around $80K per year, Culinary Institute of America grads who have a Bachelor of Science in Culinary Arts are the best paid among the alumni population. A Bachelor's Degree, Pastry & Culinary Arts commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of about $33K.

Skills

Many former Culinary Institute of America students are familiar with Food Preparation, and nearly one-half of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Culinary Institute of America grads with Budget Management abilities can expect to make 25 percent more than their former classmates ($64K). Other prime know-hows include Operations Management, People Management, and Inventory Management.

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 grads take advantage of a 401(k) plan. For this school, a majority of respondents are the recipients of health benefits, and slightly more than half of the former students pick up dental plans, too. Graduates of Culinary Institute of America are also recipients of free drinks, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Median pay for Pacific Oaks College grads is $50K, making their salaries most similar to those of 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.

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

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %
Salary
$36,155 - $57,049
Salary
$38,329 - $74,664
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
$70,500
Dinosaur BBQ
$52,500
$51,250
$24,328 - $96,077
$43,000 - $91,000
$35,500 - $53,500
$41,446 - $69,500

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