Average Catering Manager with Event Planning Skills Salary

$46,810
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$31k
MEDIAN
$47k
90%
$62k

The average salary for a Catering Manager is $46,810

Base Salary
$31k - $62k
Bonus
$291 - $12k
Commission
$3k - $16k
Total Pay
$29k - $61k
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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.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
80.6%
Male
19.4%
This data is based on 129 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

62%

Dental

56%

Vision

48%

None

37%