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Catering Coordinator Salary

The average wage for a Catering Coordinator is $13.42 per hour. A skill in Sales is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$25,169 - $44,917
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$25K
$35K
$45K
MEDIAN: $35,275
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$9.74 - $18.41
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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Salary
$25,169 - $44,917  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
Total Pay (?
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$22,184 - $43,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $18.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.29 - $8.78  
Overtime
$6.72 - $27.88  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
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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$22,184 - $43,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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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

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Catering Coordinator Salaries

Sales
up arrow 24%

Event Planning
up arrow 4%

National Average
$32,000

Customer Service
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 38%