Director of Catering and Convention Services Salary

Directors of Catering and Convention Services in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — about three in five have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $41K to $97K per year, median earnings come to $65K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Directors of Catering and Convention Services report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Directors of Catering and Convention Services making up 73 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$44,979 - $90,982
$45K
$66K
$91K
MEDIAN: $65,735
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50%
90%

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$0$97K
Salary $44,979 - $90,982
Bonus $-0.49 - $29,361
Profit Sharing $1,500
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$39,501 - $97,942
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

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Job Description for Director of Catering and Convention Services

A director of catering and convention services oversees and manages the conference rooms and meeting areas for a business, typically a hotel or resort, and ensures that all events run as planned. They generally reserve conference rooms and coordinate services for groups and organizations which hold meetings, conventions, and other events on property grounds. They are also responsible for completing contracts and other appropriate paperwork to ensure quality service and meeting all legal requirements to protect the organization.

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Director of Catering and Convention Services Tasks

  • Manage catering, group, conference and related activities to ensure smooth operations.
  • Coach, counsel, discipline and develop individuals for productivity and growth.
  • Manage human resources including recruiting, hiring, training and other support activities related to the motivation and retention of team members.
  • Complete the contracts, resumes and appropriate internal and external paperwork to ensure quality service.
  • Plan, sell, up-sell and detail catering, group, conference needs with the client including.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Catering and Convention Services

Pay by Experience for a Director of Catering and Convention Services has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Catering and Convention Services with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Catering and Convention Services with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Director of Catering and Convention Services which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 26 salaries. A Director of Catering and Convention Services with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Director of Catering and Convention Services

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Director of Catering and Convention Services Salaries

Mid-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$71,000

Late-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼27%

Skills That Affect Director of Catering and Convention Services Salaries

Sales Management
▲13%

National Average
$71,000

Event Management
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 11%
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