Average Salary for Flying Food Group Employees

Flying Food Group is a food & beverage firm headquartered in Chicago, IL that hires for Executive Chef positions, Operations Manager roles, and more. Flying Food Group pays its employees $40K per year on average. Though your experience level and your role at the company are influential salary factors for those at Flying Food Group, geography turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
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About This Company

Chicago, IL 


Food & Beverage

Flying Food Group pays its employees an average of $60,645 a year. Salaries at Flying Food Group range from an average of $37,361 to $95,835 a year. Flying Food Group employees with the job title General Manager, Regional make the most with an average annual salary of $123,642, while employees with the title Account Manager make the least with an average annual salary of $40,467.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($75K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Sterling, Va. ($70K), Seattle, Wash. (about $63K), and Honolulu, Hawaii (around $60K) are the next top-paying cities. Burlingame, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $43K. Within the firm, employees working in New York take home the most — approximately $70K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $56K annually on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $46K per year. The largest slice of the Flying Food Group workforce (39 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $73K annually.


Earning about $80K per year on average, Operations Managers receive the most money, followed by Executive Chefs (around $75K annually).

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $78K per year for Certified Food Protection Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Culinary Arts Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $65K annually. Flying Food Group workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning approximately $61K on average.


In this position, it pays to have Budget Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $84K per year. A garden variety skill at Flying Food Group is Operations Management; more than a third of Flying Food Group's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, People Management, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (a sixth of respondents) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A strong majority of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Flying Food Group provides health insurance to a strong majority of workers, and the larger part of workers do receive dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, free drinks, and 401(a).

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Key Stats for Flying Food Group


33 %
67 %
$43,587 - $50,000
$39,996 - $80,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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