Average Banquet Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Banquet Manager is $46,794.
MEDIAN $46,794
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$33k - $67k
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$30k - $67k

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Job Description for Banquet Manager

Banquet Manager Tasks
  • Coordinate with multiple departments and supervise staff to produce quality dining events.
  • Record and forecast budget and inventory.
  • Interact with customers to generate business, solve problems, and increase satisfaction.
  • Estimate, order, arrange, and supervise preparation of food, beverage and equipment.
The top respondents for the job title Banquet Manager are from the companies Marriott International, Inc., Holiday Inn and Hilton Garden Inn. Reported salaries are highest at Mandarin Oriental Hotels Group where the average pay is $58,594. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Marriott International, Inc. and Centerplate, Inc., earning around $57,577 and $49,132, respectively. Hilton Garden Inn pays the lowest at around $32,556. Doubletree Hotels and Holiday Inn also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $35,140 and $37,000, respectively.

Career Paths

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Banquet Manager
Catering Sales Manager
Catering Manager
Food and Beverage Director
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Popular Skills for Banquet Manager

Skills in Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales, Event Planning, Customer Service and Event Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Banquet Manager

An entry-level Banquet Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $36,595 based on 10 salaries. An early career Banquet Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,971 based on 246 salaries. A mid-career Banquet Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,156 based on 179 salaries. An experienced Banquet Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,336 based on 182 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $51,430.
Employees with Banquet Manager in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 24.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (22.0% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (17.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Reno, Nevada (19.7% less).

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