Catering Director Salary (United States)

A Catering Director earns an average salary of $50,300 per year.
Catering Director Total Pay (?
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$31,143 - $73,194
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MEDIAN: $50,300
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Catering Director Total Pay (?
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$7.75 - $19.85
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,143 - $73,194  
   
Bonus
$0.26 - $17,452  
Commission
$202.73 - $19,740  
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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$31,540 - $78,936  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 234
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 - $19,740  
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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$31,540 - $78,936  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 234
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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
$52,000
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Experience Affects Catering Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
National Average
$52,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Catering Director Salaries

National Average
$52,000
Sales
up arrow 1%
Event Planning
up arrow 3%
Customer Service
up arrow 24%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 22%
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