Average Salary for Johnson & Wales University (JWU) - Providence, RI Alumni

Nestled away in Providence, R.I., Johnson & Wales University, a school, has a student population of roughly 9,000. Replies from former Johnson & Wales University-Providence students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Overall College ROI Rank

974
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

299
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for None

41
out of 75

Typical Early Career Salary

$40,400
Johnson & Wales University (JWU) - Providence, RI Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$30K$60K$90K
Executive Chef
24 salaries
$63,859  
   
General Manager, Restaurant
10 salaries
$48,279  
Food Service Director
8 salaries
$54,000  
Restaurant Manager
7 salaries
$38,579  
Corporate Chef
7 salaries
$87,269  
Sous Chef
6 salaries
$40,137  
Event Coordinator
5 salaries
$34,144  
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About This School

8 Abbott Park Place
Providence, RI 02903-3703

Johnson & Wales University (JWU)

9,401

Private School

58 %

6 %

16 %

39 %


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Industry

Professionally, the hotel industry, the restaurant industry, and the hotel management industry are popular business areas among Johnson & Wales University-Providence alumni. The food service industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. On the other end of the spectrum is the catering services industry, which attracts less than two percent of Johnson & Wales University-Providence alumni. Following graduation, Johnson & Wales University-Providence students earn an average of $49K.

Gender

There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in $57K after graduating from Johnson & Wales University-Providence, the average woman earns only about $47K.

Jobs

Johnson & Wales University-Providence grads who become Hotel General Managers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $95K annually. However, Corporate Chefs and Executive Chefs also rank as top-earners (bringing in $87K and approximately $62K, respectively). Restaurant Managers face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at around $39K.

Locations

Many Johnson & Wales University-Providence grads flock to Boston, Mass. San Francisco, Calif. is also a common destination for Johnson & Wales University-Providence grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of approximately $93K. On the far end of the pay scale, Johnson & Wales University-Providence alumni often reside in Warwick, R.I., which is home to the lowest pay at $40K. Graduates of Johnson & Wales University-Providence also relocate to Providence, R.I., which is not far away, and New York, N.Y.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree, Hospitality Management leads to the highest pay for Johnson & Wales University-Providence grads ($78K on average per year). Those holding a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Organizational Leadership are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $35K on average per year.

Skills

Many Johnson & Wales University-Providence grads have knowledge of Operations Management, with slightly less than a fifth of alumni using this program on the clock. Johnson & Wales University grads with Operations Management abilities can expect to make 25 percent more than their former classmates ($61K). People Management, Customer Service, and Food Preparation are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in four survey participants get sick time. For this school, most alumni are the recipients of health benefits, and the larger part of grads pick up dental plans, too. A large number of survey participants set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Johnson & Wales University alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Saint Joseph College grads bring in salaries of around around $51K, making them the most similar to Johnson & Wales University-Providence alumni in terms of earnings. Providence College, Simmons College, and Springfield College are also similar to Johnson & Wales University-Providence.

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Key Stats for Johnson & Wales University (JWU) - Providence, RI

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Salary
$34,127 - $58,762
Salary
$34,628 - $77,265

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
$34,765 - $72,496
$38,206 - $85,459
$30,881 - $66,599
$46,500 - $114,000

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