Average Catering Manager with Sales Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Catering Manager with Sales skills is $44,743.
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$28k - $61k

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Job Description for Catering Manager

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Catering Manager

The top respondents for the job title Catering Manager are from the companies Sodexo, Inc., Compass Group and Hilton Worldwide. Reported salaries are highest at Hilton Worldwide where the average pay is $51,546. Sodexo, Inc. pays the lowest at around $49,132.

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Popular Skills for Catering Manager

Skills in Event Management, Customer Service, Event Planning and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Food Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Catering Manager

An entry-level Catering Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,996 based on 30 salaries. An early career Catering Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,508 based on 152 salaries. A mid-career Catering Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,418 based on 116 salaries. An experienced Catering Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,541 based on 84 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $41,981.
Employees with Catering Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 28.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (11.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (8.4% less), Dallas, Texas (3.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.7% less).

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