The average pay for a Catering Coordinator is $13.20 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$22,938 - $41,469
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$23K
$33K
$41K
MEDIAN: $32,717
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$9.52 - $18.58
(Median)
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$13
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$22,938 - $41,469  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,682  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$21,448 - $40,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.52 - $18.58  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.83 - $7.82  
Overtime
$12.90 - $27.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,682  
   
Commission
$6,000  
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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$21,448 - $40,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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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

  • 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.
  • Communicate catering plans with other departments/partners such as venue, rental company and food vendors.
  • Plan, organize and coordinate all aspects of events using catering services.
  • Investigate and resolve catering issues regarding food, rentals, sanitation and safety.

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Experience Affects Catering Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Catering Coordinator Salaries

Event Planning
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Customer Service
0%

National Average
$30,000

Sales
up arrow 7%

Customer Relations
up arrow 8%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

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