Banquet Captain Salary

A Banquet Captain earns an average wage of $12.52 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are People Management and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

$25,912 - $102,081
$26K
$46K
$100K
MEDIAN: $46,068
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50%
90%

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$8.20 - $18.74
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$13
$19
MEDIAN: $12.70
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$0$102K
Salary $25,912 - $102,081
Bonus $450.00
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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$22,299 - $65,657
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $8.20 - $18.74
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $24.16
Overtime $15.50 - $29.90
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $450.00
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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$22,299 - $65,657
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 203

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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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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.

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Key Stats for Banquet Captain

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Banquet Captain Salaries

▲12%

▲6%

National Average
$34,000

▼5%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Banquet Captain Salaries

People Management
▲17%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲12%


Operations Management
▲2%

National Average
$34,000



Oral / Verbal Communication
▼16%

Problem Solving
▼21%

Training
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 48%
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