Entry-Level Catering Manager Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Catering Manager is $40,018 per year.

$30,684 - $54,151
$31K
$41K
$54K
MEDIAN: $41,335
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$10.08 - $19.52
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$15
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MEDIAN: $14.78
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$0$54K
Salary $30,684 - $54,151
Bonus $99.33 - $10,271
Profit Sharing $300.00
Commission $1,957 - $22,468
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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$27,125 - $53,133
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 179
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.08 - $19.52
Hourly Tips $0.65 - $6.59
Overtime $15.55 - $27.95
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $99.33 - $10,271
Commission $1,957 - $22,468
Profit Sharing $300.00
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).
)
$27,125 - $53,133
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 119

Catering Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,538

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Catering Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Catering Manager in Chicago:
"Tips for Interviewing (Corporate Catering Focused)"
Make sure whoever is interviewing you does not complain about the positions, people or environment of the company. This is a huge red flag. Ensure to ask about training and who/what support is available for the position applying for. Ask what the biggest challenge is for the position, location, and company you are appying for are. Culinary and Hospitality Degrees are always a plus in this type of position, along with Serv Safe Sanitation & Alcohol Licenses. Previous experience in a similar environment, food service, and supervisory positions are a plus. If you are not organized, fast paced, able to work under pressure, and very customer service oriented, this is NOT the position or field for you. There are a long list of daily responsibilities for this position, this is not the type of position that is only going to have duties listed on the initial job description. From managing employees, event planning, product ordering, inventory, taking care of finances and payroll, etc...

Key Stats for Catering Manager

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
20%

Skills That Affect Catering Manager Salaries

People Management
▲4%

Sales
▼0%

National Average
$40,000


Event Planning
▼2%

Customer Service
▼3%

Food Preparation
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 47%