Catering Supervisor Salary

An average Catering Supervisor in the United States can expect to take home roughly $13.19 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $10.08 per hour, and the top verges on $15.93. While some workers in this profession — more than two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, just over a half do receive medical benefits and nearly two in five have dental insurance. Female Catering Supervisors far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$23,489 - $49,665
(Median)
$23K
$37K
$50K
MEDIAN: $36,812
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$10.08 - $15.93
(Median)
$10
$13
$16
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,489 - $49,665  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
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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$21,913 - $40,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.08 - $15.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.93  
Overtime
$14.61 - $22.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
   
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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$21,913 - $40,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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Job Description for Catering Supervisor

  • Coordinate set-up and breakdown of catered events and delegate duties to staff.
  • Schedule and train catering staff.
  • Manage and supervise catering events and catering staff.
  • Maintain all catering equipment.

Common Career Paths for Catering Supervisor


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Catering Supervisors who move on to become Catering Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Catering Managers get paid an average of $39K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Catering Supervisor

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


For many Catering Supervisors, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $28K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $30K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $31K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $34K.

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Experience Affects Catering Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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