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Catering Coordinator Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Catering Coordinator is $13.29 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Catering Coordinator Salary (?
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$25,760 - $43,393
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MEDIAN: $34,827
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Catering Coordinator Salary (?
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$9.72 - $18.49
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$25,760 - $43,393  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
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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$22,648 - $43,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.72 - $18.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63 - $8.84  
Overtime
$6.76 - $27.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
   
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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$22,648 - $43,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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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 Difference By Location

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Chicago
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$32,000
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Experience Affects Catering Coordinator Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Catering Coordinator Salaries

Event Planning
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National Average
$32,000
Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 38%