$45,295
Avg. Salary
$15.14
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,390

Bonus

$1,900

Profit Sharing

$9,933

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Catering Manager with Event Management skills is $15.14 per hour.

The average pay for a Catering Manager with Event Management skills is $45,295 per year.

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$11.16
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$20.76
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$32k
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$60k
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MEDIAN $45,295
$32,059 - $60,034
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MEDIAN: $45,295
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$0$60K
Salary $32,059 - $60,034
Bonus $194 - $10,116
Profit Sharing $1,900
Commission $1,957 - $20,426
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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$29,248 - $60,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 386
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $11.16 - $20.76
Hourly Tips $0.45 - $5.65
Overtime $16.13 - $31.29
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $194 - $10,116
Commission $1,957 - $20,426
Profit Sharing $1,900
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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$29,248 - $60,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 172

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 139 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 $45,000 based on 116 salaries. An experienced Catering Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 99 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 $48,000 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-12%

National Average: $43,347

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

Key Stats for Catering Manager

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Catering Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$43,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 39%