Catering Supervisor Salary

Median pay for Catering Supervisors in the United States is around $13.19 per hour. Pay generally varies between $10.08 per hour and $15.93. Health benefits are not claimed by all — more than two-fifths lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and nearly two in five have dental, too. For the most part, Catering Supervisors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (81 percent) of Catering Supervisors who took the survey are female.

$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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $28K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $30K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $31K in this role. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $34K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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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
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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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