Banquet Chef Salary

The average pay for a Banquet Chef is $44,726 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$32,860 - $66,678
$33K
$45K
$67K
MEDIAN: $44,726
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$11.51 - $18.87
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$19
MEDIAN: $14.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,860 - $66,678  
   
Bonus
$301.00 - $5,000  
Profit Sharing
$700  
Commission
$7,933  
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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$28,135 - $65,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 114
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.51 - $18.87  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $5.65  
Overtime
$15.55 - $29.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$301.00 - $5,000  
   
Commission
$7,933  
Profit Sharing
$700  
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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$28,135 - $65,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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Job Description for Banquet Chef

When large events take place, food preparation can be a very important job. Someone needs to know how much food is necessary, what type of food will be served, and how to cook it in a timely manner. Banquet chefs work with a large team of cooks to ensure that large amounts of food are cooked as efficiently as possible while maintaining quality. This requires extensive knowledge of different kinds of cuisines, as well as excellent communication skills, inventory management, and knowledge of kitchen cleanliness and safety procedures.

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Banquet Chef Tasks

  • Develop menu and presentation for banquets.
  • Supervise cooks and food preparation.
  • Select, order, and inspect ingredients and supplies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Banquet Chef

Pay by Experience for a Banquet Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Banquet Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Banquet Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Banquet Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 78 salaries. A Banquet Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 34 salaries.

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Key Stats for Banquet Chef

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Banquet Chef Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$41,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Banquet Chef Salaries


Order Inventory
▲9%


Food Preparation
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 37%