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Average Catering Manager Salary at Compass Group

$51,172
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,500
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The average salary for a Catering Manager at Compass Group is $51,172.
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$36k
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$51k
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$81k
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What Do Catering Managers Do?

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.
The top respondents for the job title Catering Manager are from the companies Sodexo, Inc., Aramark and Bon Appetit Management Company. Reported salaries are highest at Restaurant Associates where the average pay is $60,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Aramark and Bon Appetit Management Company, earning around $57,747 and $52,359, respectively. The Mellow Mushroom pays the lowest at around $24,490. Sodexo, Inc. and Levy Restaurant Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $46,915 and $47,141, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Catering Managers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Catering Managers?

An early career Catering Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $52,381 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Catering Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,871 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Catering Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,250 based on 9 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 23 survey responses.
Early Career
39.1%
Mid Career
21.7%
Experienced
39.1%