Catering Manager in Seattle Salary

How much does a Catering Manager make in Seattle, WA? In Seattle, a Catering Manager takes home an average of $16.13 per hour. This is 8% higher than the national average for a Catering Manager which is $14.92 per hour. Wages for a Catering Manager in Seattle range from $15.50 per hour to $16.69 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate, tips, and overtime for a Catering Manager in Seattle ranges from $36,788 to $52,000 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 3 out of 5 stars. Men make up a majority of the Catering Manager workforce in Seattle among those reporting — 67 percent to be exact. In Seattle, a Catering Manager often enjoys benefits provided by their employer.

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 Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

Catering Manager Job Listings

Key Stats for Catering Manager

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Skills That Affect Catering Manager Salaries

Event Planning
▲27%

Customer Service
▲23%

Event Management
▲15%

Sales
▲6%

National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 67%