Director of Banquets Salary

Average Directors of Banquets in the United States make around $72K per year. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Making up 77 percent of those who took the survey, male Directors of Banquets greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Job satisfaction for Directors of Banquets is extremely high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$49,302 - $95,623
MEDIAN: $72,337

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$50,880 - $101,112  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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Job Description for Director of Banquets

Resorts, large hotels, and catering companies are the typical employers of directors of banquets. Simply put, these directors are in charge of ensuring that large party dinners and functions are executed in the most efficient and customer-pleasing ways possible. The director generally supervises every aspect of execution of a banquet, from setup and breakdown to the actual service, along with scheduling, training, and hiring personnel.


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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Banquets

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

Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $71K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $77K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $75K in this role. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Experience Affects Director of Banquets Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


23 %
77 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 10%