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Catering Director Salary (United States)

A Catering Director earns an average salary of $50,490 per year.
Catering Director Salary (?
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$31,400 - $72,986
(Median)
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61K
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MEDIAN: $50,489
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Catering Director Salary (?
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$7.75 - $19.85
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,400 - $72,986  
   
Bonus
$0.26 - $17,452  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $13,500  
Commission
$202.73 - $19,195  
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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$31,771 - $78,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$7.75 - $19.85  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.73 - $6.25  
Overtime
$0.00 - $26.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.26 - $17,452  
   
Commission
$202.73 - $19,195  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $13,500  
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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$31,771 - $78,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Catering Director

  • Supervise on and off site preparation of food and the serving of food at the event.
  • Work with customers to plan and budget event food service.
  • Manage logistics for catered event and ensure that the required equipment, personnel, and supplies are available when needed.
  • Oversee the set up and clean up of catered events.

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Pay by Experience Level for Catering Director

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

Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
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Atlanta
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National Average
$53,000
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Experience Affects Catering Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
National Average
$53,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Catering Director Salaries

National Average
$53,000
Event Planning
up arrow 1%
Sales
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 23%