What is the average annual salary for Catering Manager?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Catering Manager may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. 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 annualy pay for a typical Catering Manager in the United States is $43,420 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $43,420.
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 and 2-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department.
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