$41,432
Avg. Salary
$12.99
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$593

Bonus

$8,000

Profit Sharing

$37,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Banquet Captain is $12.99 per hour.

The average pay for a Banquet Captain is $41,432 per year.

10%
$8.38
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$12.99
50%
$19.83
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MEDIAN $12.99
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$25k
10%
$41k
50%
$87k
90%
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MEDIAN $41,432
$24,996 - $87,462
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$87K
MEDIAN: $41,432
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$0$87K
Salary $24,996 - $87,462
Bonus $123 - $39,149
Profit Sharing $8,000
Commission $37,000
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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$22,246 - $61,018
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 83
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $8.38 - $19.83
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $22.93
Overtime $13.40 - $31.13
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $123 - $39,149
Commission $37,000
Profit Sharing $8,000
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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$22,246 - $61,018
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 436

Job Description for Banquet Captain

A banquet captain typically works at a large hotel or restaurant with dedicated large party rooms or banquet facilities. His or her major role is to act as a service supervisor for all banquets and large parties at the facility. He or she supervises setup and cleanup, as well as helps ensure the food service flows smoothly. He or she also acts as a point of contact for special requests or needs during before or during the banquet. Normally, a banquet captain works from a daily list of functions and parties using the hotel or restaurant's facilities received from a banquet manager. They ensure that all rooms are set up to guests' specifications and that facility cleanliness standards are met. He or she also ensures that any special decorating requests or audiovisual equipment is available and ready.

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Banquet Captain Tasks
  • Manage operations for preparation, execution, and clean-up of banquets.
  • Communicate with chefs, stewards, and managers about immediate and forecast problems.
  • Monitor banquet rooms to enforce cleanliness, presentation, and meeting client needs.
  • Coordinate with event staff, clients, chefs, maintenance, and other groups to ensure smooth operations.
  • Lead banquet staff, including training, presentation, and policies, especially around alcohol and food allergies.

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Popular Skills for Banquet Captain

Pay by Experience Level for Banquet Captain

Pay by Experience for a Banquet Captain has a positive trend. An entry-level Banquet Captain with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 118 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Banquet Captain with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 89 salaries. An experienced Banquet Captain which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 97 salaries. A Banquet Captain with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 50 salaries.

Banquet Captain Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Banquet Captain?

Banquet Captain in San Antonio:
Know whats missing and whats next.

Banquet Captain in Galveston:
"That this was my purpose in life."
Enjoy everday. And every client. Even the one who are having a bad day. U may be that lasting impression that they remember.

Banquet Captain in Lancaster:
"Learned I still loved restaurant after my own art business."
Share, be kind, yet firm with new talent. If you include people, not alienate, you get a better team, utilizing their strengths and giving them self esteem.

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Key Stats for Banquet Captain

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Banquet Captain Salaries

▲15%

▲9%

National Average
$34,000

▼2%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Banquet Captain Salaries

People Management
▲20%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲15%

Operations Management
▲5%




National Average
$34,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼13%

Problem Solving
▼19%

Training
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 45%