$44,887
Avg. Salary
$15.10
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,453

Bonus

$12,000

Profit Sharing

$9,787

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Catering Manager with Event Planning skills is $15.10 per hour.

The average pay for a Catering Manager with Event Planning skills is $44,887 per year.

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$11.16
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$15.10
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$20.91
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MEDIAN $15.10
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$32k
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$59k
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MEDIAN $44,887
$31,532 - $59,218
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MEDIAN: $44,887
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$0$59K
Salary $31,532 - $59,218
Bonus $25.34 - $10,093
Profit Sharing $12,000
Commission $2,013 - $17,960
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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$29,290 - $59,415
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 318
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $11.16 - $20.91
Hourly Tips $0.45 - $5.70
Overtime $16.92 - $31.79
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $25.34 - $10,093
Commission $2,013 - $17,960
Profit Sharing $12,000
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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$29,290 - $59,415
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 147

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Catering Manager

Pay by Experience for a Catering Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Catering Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 115 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Catering Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Catering Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 87 salaries. A Catering Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-16%

National Average: $42,882

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

Key Stats for Catering Manager

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Catering Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲6%

▲2%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 41%