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Caterer Salary

$22,385 (USD)

Average Salary

$11/hr

Average Hourly

$1,032

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for a Caterer is $22,385 a year and $11 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Caterer is between $18,036 and $25,642. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Caterer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Assists Caterer, under supervision, by preparing and serving food and refreshments at social affairs.
  • Arranges tables and decorations.
  • Prepares hors d'oeuvres, fancy and plain sandwiches, and salads.
  • Serves foods and beverages to guests.
  • Washes and packs dishes and utensils for removal to catering establishment.
Caterer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Job family population: 3,676,180

Estimated population of Caterer jobs: 588,924

Rate of error: 0.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$25,950
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Caterer Job Listings for United States

Catering Sales Manager
Dec 11
Carrollton, TX, USA
Dallas Carrollton Courtyard and Carrollton Conference Center
Thank you for your interest in the Catering Sales Manager position. It is a job opportunity with one of Marriott International's franchisees with over 19,000 square feet of catering event space ...
Catering Sales Manager
Dec 10
Lansing, MI, USA
Radisson Hotel Lansing at the Capitol
The Sales and Catering Manager is responsible for coordinating all service aspects related to convention, meetings, group activities and banquets booked through the sales office. The ideal candidate ...
Catering Sales Manager
Dec 11
Miami, FL, USA
confucio express
Need experience in sales and if you have experience in catering even better. we need to grow our catering business for our two restaurant locations.
Catering Sales Manager
Dec 10
us
Gold Key | PHR
Catering Sales Manager: Hilton Norfolk THE MAIN! The Main Catering Sales team is growing. We are looking for an addition to the Sales team to solicit, book, plan, upsell and turnover events/functions ...
Catering Sales Manager
Dec 13
San Francisco, United States
HORIZON HOSPITALITY - Strategic Recruitment & Talent Management
We are seeking a highly talented Catering Sales Manager for one of the most in-demand event venues in San Francisco . This global company is known for a fun, fast-paced work environment and offers ...

The average pay for a Caterer is $22,385 a year and $11 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Caterer is between $18,036 and $25,642. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Caterer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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