A Banquet Captain earns an average wage of $12.52 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are People Management and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

$24,863 - $85,770
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MEDIAN: $38,950
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$8.24 - $19.39
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MEDIAN: $12.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$24,863 - $85,770  
   
Bonus
$1,350  
Total Pay (?
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$21,537 - $59,787  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.24 - $19.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $23.24  
Overtime
$15.10 - $32.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,350  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,537 - $59,787  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 258

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Job Description for Banquet Captain

A banquet captain typically works at a large hotel or restaurant with dedicated large party rooms or banquet facilities. His or her major role is to act as a service supervisor for all banquets and large parties at the facility. He or she supervises setup and cleanup, as well as helps ensure the food service flows smoothly. He or she also acts as a point of contact for special requests or needs during before or during the banquet. Normally, a banquet captain works from a daily list of functions and parties using the hotel or restaurant's facilities received from a banquet manager. They ensure that all rooms are set up to guests' specifications and that facility cleanliness standards are met. He or she also ensures that any special decorating requests or audiovisual equipment is available and ready.

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Banquet Captain Tasks

  • Manage operations for preparation, execution, and clean-up of banquets.
  • Communicate with chefs, stewards, and managers about immediate and forecast problems.
  • Monitor banquet rooms to enforce cleanliness, presentation, and meeting client needs.
  • Coordinate with event staff, clients, chefs, maintenance, and other groups to ensure smooth operations.
  • Lead banquet staff, including training, presentation, and policies, especially around alcohol and food allergies.

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Key Stats for Banquet Captain

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
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Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Banquet Captain Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$32,000



Skills That Affect Banquet Captain Salaries

People Management
up arrow 25%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 11%

Operations Management
up arrow 8%

Event Management
up arrow 7%



National Average
$32,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 10%

Problem Solving
up arrow 16%

Training
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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