Banquet Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Banquet Manager is $41,767 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Operations Management, Training, and Organizational Development. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Banquet Manager Total Pay (?
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$29,307 - $61,112
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MEDIAN: $41,767
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Banquet Manager Total Pay (?
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$8.89 - $19.68
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,307 - $61,112  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,145  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,500  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,456  
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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$28,822 - $62,474  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 904
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.89 - $19.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.93 - $13.04  
Overtime
$11.79 - $27.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,145  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,456  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,500  
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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$28,822 - $62,474  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 904
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Job Description for Banquet Manager

Banquet managers manage the daily functions of the hospitality or banquet department. Banquet managers direct a team of individuals comprised of cooks, servers, and greeters, along with individuals responsible for the presentation and decorum of the work area in which banquets are held. Along with working with the staff, banquet managers are one of the first or last lines of contact with guests should they have inquiries about events. This means that excellent communication is required to allow the team to work together and the guest’s needs are being met.
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Banquet Manager Tasks
  • Interact with customers to generate business, solve problems, and increase satisfaction.
  • Estimate, order, arrange, and supervise preparation of food, beverage and equipment.
  • Coordinate with multiple departments and supervise staff to produce quality dining events.
  • Record and forecast budget and inventory.
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Pay by Experience Level for Banquet Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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San Diego
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Boston
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San Francisco
up arrow 24%
Chicago
up arrow 23%
Dallas
up arrow 22%
Seattle
up arrow 20%
Los Angeles
up arrow 16%
Atlanta
up arrow 11%
Las Vegas
up arrow 8%
Tampa
up arrow 6%
Minneapolis
up arrow 6%
Orlando
up arrow 3%
Denver
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National Average
$42,000
Syracuse
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Experience Affects Banquet Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect Banquet Manager Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 30%
Training
up arrow 16%
Organizational Development
up arrow 11%
Organizing
up arrow 8%
National Average
$42,000
Customer Service
up arrow 1%
Event Management
up arrow 3%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 19%
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Gender

Female
49%
female alumni
 
Male
51%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 26%
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