Average Culinary Director Salary

$59,539
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,000
Bonus
$11,500
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The average salary for a Culinary Director is $59,539.
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$40k
MEDIAN
$60k
90%
$99k
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Salary
$40k - $99k
Bonus
$596 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $12k
Total Pay
$30k - $100k

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Job Satisfaction for Culinary Director

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Popular Skills for Culinary Director

Skills in Operations Management, Purchasing and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Food Safety and Food Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Culinary Director

An early career Culinary Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,255 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Culinary Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,462 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Culinary Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,183 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,804.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Culinary Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 68.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (42.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (2.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 150 survey responses.
Early Career
22.0%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
27.3%
Late Career
29.3%