Catering Supervisor Salary

Catering Supervisors in the United States take home approximately $13.51 per hour on average. The specific employer and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Female Catering Supervisors make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just over a half lack any form of coverage — but more than two-fifths have medical insurance, and a little less than half have dental, too. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$24,202 - $35,608
$29K
MEDIAN: $29,200
50%

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$10.40 - $18.18
$10
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.51
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$29,200  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,236 - $39,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.40 - $18.18  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.38  
Overtime
$15.32 - $24.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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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$23,236 - $39,254  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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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Advancing into a Catering Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Catering Supervisors, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income 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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $28K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $31K. Catering Supervisors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $34K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $32K.

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Key Stats for Catering Supervisor

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Catering Supervisor Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

Late-Career
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Catering Supervisor Salaries

Event Planning
▲1%

National Average
$30,000

Customer Service
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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