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

Culinary Institute of America is a university based in Hyde Park. 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 figures in this overview come from the responses of Culinary Institute of America grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Executive Chef
72 salaries
$61,815  
   
Sous Chef
26 salaries
$42,535  
Food and Beverage Director
8 salaries
$74,281  
Chef de Cuisine
7 salaries
$60,396  
Restaurant Manager
7 salaries
$46,333  
Food Service Director
6 salaries
$67,500  
Pastry Chef
6 salaries
$38,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Feb 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 234
United States (change)

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

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 most popular career sector among alumni is the restaurant industry. Former Culinary Institute of America students are not known for their interest in the private country club industry; less than five percent of them advance into this area for work. The average salary for a grad from Culinary Institute of America is approximately $50K.

Gender

Graduates skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Jobs

In the Culinary Institute of America alumni professional community, Food and Beverage Directors make the highest median pay ($75K), though Executive Chefs ($63K), and Chef de Cuisines ($60K) are close competitors. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Pastry Chefs — they bring in $38K.

Locations

The most popular destination for former Culinary Institute of America students is Boston. Culinary Institute of America grads also flock to New York, which is home to salaries significantly above average (typical pay is around $74K). Home to the lowest median salary for Culinary Institute of America alumni is Denver, a popular place for former students despite its about $44K average paycheck. Alumni express interest in San Francisco and Washington, DC as well.

Degree Major

An Associate Degree (AD), Culinary Arts & Culinary Management leads to the highest pay for Culinary Institute of America grads ($85K per year). On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor's Degree, Pastry & Culinary Arts tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making around $33K per year.

Skills

Culinary Institute of America grads with Budget Management abilities can expect to make 26 percent more than their former classmates ($63K). Culinary Institute of America grads are usually competent in Food Preparation, and close to one-half of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. In addition, those who are savvy in Operations Management, Budget Management, and People Management are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one-third of alumni are paid for vacation and just one-fifth of alumni for sick time. A majority of respondents set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health benefits extend to a majority of the survey participants, and slightly more than half of the survey participants also receive dental coverage. Alumni of Culinary Institute of America also take in free drinks, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alumni of Pacific Oaks College pick up average paychecks of $49K, which is closest to the amount made by Culinary Institute of America grads among similar schools. 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
$34,418 - $55,366
Salary
$37,673 - $71,976
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
37%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 82 votes.
$70,500
Dinosaur BBQ
$52,500
$47,500
$51,250
$39,453 - $88,500
$31,100 - $96,902
$39,453 - $76,282
$42,253 - $76,282

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