Banquet Captain Salary (United States)

A Banquet Captain earns an average wage of $11.89 per hour. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Banquet Captain Total Pay (?
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$19,058 - $68,232
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MEDIAN: $35,497
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Banquet Captain Total Pay (?
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$7.91 - $17.75
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$19,058 - $68,232  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
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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$19,619 - $50,385  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 306
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.91 - $17.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.75 - $16.23  
Overtime
$11.16 - $25.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
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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$19,619 - $50,385  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 306
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Job Description for Banquet Captain
  • 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.
  • Monitor banquet rooms to enforce cleanliness, presentation, and meeting client needs.
  • Manage operations for preparation, execution, and clean-up of banquets.
  • Communicate with chefs, stewards, and managers about immediate and forecast problems.
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Pay by Experience Level for Banquet Captain
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
San Diego
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Chicago
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Atlanta
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National Average
$30,000
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Experience Affects Banquet Captain Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
$30,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Banquet Captain Salaries

People Management
up arrow 28%
Customer Service
up arrow 2%
National Average
$30,000
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Gender
Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 42%
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