Catering Coordinator Salary

The average pay for a Catering Coordinator is $13.24 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$23,059 - $41,376
$23K
$33K
$41K
MEDIAN: $32,817
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$9.70 - $18.95
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$13
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MEDIAN: $13.24
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$23,059 - $41,376  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,663  
Commission
$5,896  
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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$21,825 - $41,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $18.95  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.57 - $7.74  
Overtime
$13.20 - $27.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,663  
   
Commission
$5,896  
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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$21,825 - $41,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 126

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Job Description for Catering Coordinator

A catering coordinator manages the catering department of a restaurant or other food service provider and oversees catering crews as they plan and prepare to serve food at events such as wedding receptions, office functions, large parties, and so on. Typically, he/she is also expected to be something of a public face for their operation, and as such utilize social and marketing skills to entice new customers and maintain the satisfaction of current ones.

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Catering Coordinator Tasks

  • Plan, organize and coordinate all aspects of events using catering services.
  • Investigate and resolve catering issues regarding food, rentals, sanitation and safety.
  • Communicate catering plans with other departments/partners such as venue, rental company and food vendors.
  • Design catering plan including floor plans, food and beverage menus, and equipment/supply rentals with in coordination with each client.
  • Market and sell catering business to new and existing customers including referrals.

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Key Stats for Catering Coordinator

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Catering Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Skills That Affect Catering Coordinator Salaries


Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Sales
▼3%

Customer Relations
▼9%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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