Average Catering Manager with Food Preparation Skills Hourly Pay

$14.64
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$1,000
Bonus
$13,500
Commission
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The average hourly pay for a Catering Manager with Food Preparation skills is $14.64.
10%
$11.36
10%
$14.64
50%
$19.43
90%
90%
MEDIAN $14.64
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $19
Bonus
$198 - $4,000
Commission
$0 - $13,500
Total Pay
$26,262 - $55,341

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Job Description for Catering Manager

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.

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Popular Skills for Catering Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for Catering Manager

An early career Catering Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.52 based on 67 salaries. A mid-career Catering Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.15 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Catering Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.63 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 152 survey responses.
Early Career
44.1%
Mid Career
19.1%
Experienced
23.0%
Late Career
13.8%