For Catering Supervisors, hourly average wages total $13.20 per hour. The particular firm and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Catering Supervisors making up 78 percent. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — approximately one-half lack coverage. On the flip side, more than two-fifths have medical insurance and just over two-fifths receive dental plans. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$23,672 - $45,615
$24K
$35K
$46K
MEDIAN: $35,493
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50%
90%

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$10.36 - $17.75
$10
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,672 - $45,615  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,713 - $40,135  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $17.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.35  
Overtime
$14.79 - $24.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Total Pay (?
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$22,713 - $40,135  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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Job Description for Catering Supervisor

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

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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $27K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $32K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $33K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Key Stats for Catering Supervisor

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
039
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Catering Supervisor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Catering Supervisor Salaries

Event Planning
up arrow 3%

National Average
$30,000

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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