Director of Banquets Salary

Commissions constitute a big slice (nearly one in three on average) of overall compensation for Directors of Banquets, and the median take-home for this group lies near $75K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Directors of Banquets report high levels of job satisfaction. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Directors of Banquets who answered the questionnnaire. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$48,645 - $98,742
$49K
$72K
$99K
MEDIAN: $72,477
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Salary
$48,645 - $98,742  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $20,273  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Commission
$25,000  
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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$50,759 - $101,221  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Directors of Banquets — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $62K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $70K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Directors of Banquets make a median salary of $74K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $86K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Key Stats for Director of Banquets

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Director of Banquets Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

National Average
$75,000

Experienced
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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