Entry-Level Director of Catering Salary

Entry-Level Directors of Catering take home an average $44K annually. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 83 percent of Entry-Level Directors of Catering are female. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Entry-Level Directors of Catering — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and about one-half receive dental plans. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,215 - $63,875
$32K
$44K
$64K
MEDIAN: $44,485
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50%
90%

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$10.64 - $29.59
$11
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $18.03
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,215 - $63,875  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,653  
Commission
$10,000  
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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$33,584 - $67,113  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.64 - $29.59  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.47  
Overtime
$29.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,653  
   
Commission
$10,000  
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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$33,584 - $67,113  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Key Stats for Director of Catering

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
30%
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Skills That Affect Director of Catering Salaries

Sales Management
▲18%

Sales
▲11%

Event Planning
▲7%

Event Management
▲5%

National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 29%