Entry-Level Banquet Manager Salary

Entry-Level Banquet Managers can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $41K per year. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by just over a half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. There are more female Entry-Level Banquet Managers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 63 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$29,215 - $54,774
$29K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $40,525
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$11.58 - $18.76
$12
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.47
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,215 - $54,774  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,045  
Profit Sharing
$100.00  
Commission
$4,069  
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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$27,918 - $55,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.58 - $18.76  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$13.59 - $25.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,045  
   
Commission
$4,069  
Profit Sharing
$100.00  
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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$27,918 - $55,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Given the store location, the banquet manager's responsibility and pressure is far greater than other locations. To succeed, a banquet manager must work days, be given the needed time to focus on building sales, create great customer relations for potential banquets and return banquets, be organized, ask marketing for help with promotions, know your menu and prices, be personable, work within your guest's budget, follow-up, know the admins as they tend to set-up banquets for their bosses, come up with incentives, keep lists of good contacts, research nearby businesses, know your clientele.

Key Stats for Banquet Manager

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Banquet Manager Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Event Management
▼3%

Sales
▼3%

Customer Service
▼5%

Event Planning
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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