How much does a Catering Manager make? The median annual Catering Manager salary is $45,821, as of June 28, 2017, with a range usually between $38,912-$54,425, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Catering Manager in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Catering Manager in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Catering Manager in the United States is $45,821, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Catering Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $45,821.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 28, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Catering Manager that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Catering Manager are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of July 2017
Plans, directs, and coordinates catered events for an establishment. Negotiates contracts, assists in the selection of menu items, schedules catering staff, arranges for facilities or equipment, and communicates customer needs to the appropriate personnel. Develops and maintains catering accounts by ensuring customer satisfaction before, during, and after the event. May require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. Supervises a group of primarily para-professional level staffs. May also be a level above a supervisor within high volume administrative/ production environments. Makes day-to-day decisions within or for a group/small department. Has some authority for personnel actions. Typically requires 3-5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area and department processes. View full job description