Catering Director Salary

Catering Directors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $50K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. For the most part, Catering Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Catering Directors survey participants are more prevalent than men — 67 percent of professionals. While just under one in three report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and half have dental, as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$31,369 - $70,107
$31K
$50K
$70K
MEDIAN: $50,002
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50%
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$10.51 - $19.98
$11
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$0$72K
Salary $31,369 - $70,107
Bonus $97.87 - $10,181
Profit Sharing $1,450
Commission $1,987 - $30,201
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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$30,977 - $72,063
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 106
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $10.51 - $19.98
Hourly Tips $1.67
Overtime $10.30 - $28.35
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $97.87 - $10,181
Commission $1,987 - $30,201
Profit Sharing $1,450
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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$30,977 - $72,063
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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Job Description for Catering Director

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Catering Director

Pay by Experience for a Catering Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Catering Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 50 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Catering Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Catering Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 51 salaries. A Catering Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 23 salaries.

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Key Stats for Catering Director

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Catering Director Salaries

▲8%

▲5%

▲2%

National Average
$49,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Catering Director Salaries

Sales
▲4%

National Average
$49,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 29%
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