Catering Director Salary

Earnings for Catering Directors in the United States come in at around $50K per year on average. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Catering Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly less than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by roughly one-half. There are more female Catering Directors who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 66 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$31,691 - $70,049
$32K
$51K
$70K
MEDIAN: $50,740
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$10.00 - $20.40
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$0$72K
Salary $31,691 - $70,049
Bonus $394.53 - $10,351
Profit Sharing $2,400
Commission $1,987 - $30,201
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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$31,899 - $72,383
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 112
Hourly Data $0$69
Hourly Rate $10.00 - $20.40
Overtime $10.30 - $69.81
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $394.53 - $10,351
Commission $1,987 - $30,201
Profit Sharing $2,400
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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$31,899 - $72,383
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Catering Director

  • Manage logistics for catered event and ensure that the required equipment, personnel, and supplies are available when needed.
  • Oversee the set up and clean up of catered events.
  • Supervise on and off site preparation of food and the serving of food at the event.
  • Work with customers to plan and budget event food service.

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Pay by Experience Level for Catering Director

Pay by Experience for a Catering Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Catering Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 50 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Catering Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Catering Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 51 salaries. A Catering Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 23 salaries.

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Key Stats for Catering Director

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Catering Director Salaries

▲6%

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
$50,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Catering Director Salaries

Sales
▲2%

National Average
$50,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 28%
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