Catering Coordinator Salary

A Catering Coordinator earns an average wage of $13.17 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Sales is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$24,723 - $43,428

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$9.75 - $19.13

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$24,723 - $43,428  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,575  
Total Pay (?
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$21,706 - $43,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.75 - $19.13  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.61 - $8.77  
Overtime
$11.63 - $28.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,575  
   
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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$21,706 - $43,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Catering Coordinator

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

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Experience Affects Catering Coordinator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Skills That Affect Catering Coordinator Salaries

Sales
up arrow 26%

Event Planning
up arrow 4%

National Average
$31,000

Customer Service
up arrow 10%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 36%
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