Average Catering Manager Salary in United Kingdom

£23,873
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£1,750
Bonus
£1,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Catering Manager in United Kingdom is £23,873.
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£17k
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£24k
90%
£35k
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What Do Catering Managers Do?

Catering Manager Tasks
  • Oversee all catering operations, including inventory, budget, equipment, and special events.
  • Resolve customer service complaints and inventory or cooking problems.
  • Collaborate with the chef and cooks to create menus, order the supplies, and ensure timeliness.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with clients, vendors, and serving staff.

Popular Employer Salaries for Catering Manager

The top respondents for the job title Catering Manager are from the companies Compass Group, BaxterStorey and BaxterStorey. Reported salaries are highest at BaxterStorey where the average pay is £26,500. Compass Group pays the lowest at around £20,840.

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What Are Popular Skills for Catering Managers?

Skills in People Management, Budget Management, Food Preparation, Customer Service and Event Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Catering Managers?

An early career Catering Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £20,996 based on 76 salaries. A mid-career Catering Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £23,367 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Catering Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £23,728 based on 135 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £26,810.
Employees with Catering Manager in their job title in Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire earn an average of 21.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Preston, England: Lancashire (21.1% more) and London, England: London (10.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sheffield, England: South Yorkshire (16.2% less), Leeds, England: Leeds (7.8% less) and Birmingham, England: West Midlands (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 416 survey responses.
Early Career
18.3%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
32.5%
Late Career
30.0%

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