$44,650
Avg. Salary
$19.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Catering Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $19.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Catering Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $44,650 per year.

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MEDIAN $44,650
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Salary $38,395 - $62,400
Bonus $5,000
Total Pay (?
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$37,329 - $61,277
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Catering Manager

Catering managers are responsible for the day-to-day running of food services within an establishment. Ensuring that ordered food is on time and meets standards is a vital role for catering managers. Additionally, catering managers must work with their chefs; they must also ensure that waiters have the necessary knowledge to effectively serve clients. Catering managers must be patient, able to work well under stressful situations, and have a keen eye for logistics and problem solving.

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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.

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Catering Manager Job Listings

Key Stats for Catering Manager

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Catering Manager Salaries

Entry-Level
▲1%

National Average
$46,000

▼1%

Experienced
▼13%

Skills That Affect Catering Manager Salaries

Sales
▲3%

National Average
$46,000

Customer Service
▼2%

Event Management
▼8%

Event Planning
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 26%