Catering Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Catering Manager make in the United States? The average Catering Manager salary in the United States is $48,131 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $40,877 and $57,164. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Skills Associated with Catering Manager: Staff Scheduling, Contract Negotiation, Event Planning and Management, Catering Operations ...More

Salary estimation for Catering Manager at companies like : ARAMARK, HILTON WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS, PAPA MURPHY'S HOLDINGS INC

Jobs with a similar salary range to Catering Manager : Catering Director

Job Description

Catering Manager 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. Being a Catering Manager develops and maintains catering accounts by ensuring customer satisfaction before, during, and after the event. May require a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Catering Manager typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Catering Manager 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. To be a Catering Manager typically requires 3-5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area and department processes. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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