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What is the average salary for Caterers in the United States?

Caterers earn an average hourly wage of $25.54. Hourly wages typically start from $14.68 and go up to $39.60. Caterers earn an average salary of $53,130 per year. Salaries typically start from $30,540 and go up to $82,370.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Caterers in the United States earn:

$39.60 an hour $82,370 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Caterers in the United States earn:

$30.23 an hour $62,890 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Caterers in the United States earn:

$23.12 an hour $48,080 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Caterers in the United States earn:

$18.50 an hour $38,480 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Caterers in the United States earn:

$14.68 an hour $30,540 per year

Historical salary for Caterers in the United States

Caterer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Caterer Salary in New Jersey $33.27 $69,200 # 1
Caterer Salary in Rhode Island $33.02 $68,690 # 2
Caterer Salary in Virginia $32.48 $67,570 # 3
Caterer Salary in New York $32.48 $67,550 # 4
Caterer Salary in Nevada $32.26 $67,100 # 5
Caterer Salary in Delaware $31.64 $65,800 # 6
Caterer Salary in District of Columbia $30.81 $64,080 # 7
Caterer Salary in Florida $29.68 $61,740 # 8
Caterer Salary in Pennsylvania $29.64 $61,650 # 9
Caterer Salary in Maryland $29.31 $60,960 # 10
Caterer Salary in North Dakota $29.12 $60,560 # 11
Caterer Salary in Alabama $28.76 $59,820 # 12
Caterer Salary in Colorado $27.93 $58,100 # 13
Caterer Salary in North Carolina $27.80 $57,830 # 14
Caterer Salary in Arizona $27.42 $57,030 # 15
Caterer Salary in Connecticut $27.13 $56,440 # 16
Caterer Salary in New Mexico $26.60 $55,330 # 17
Caterer Salary in New Hampshire $26.58 $55,300 # 18
Caterer Salary in Massachusetts $26.56 $55,230 # 19
Caterer Salary in Utah $26.06 $54,210 # 20
Caterer Salary in Vermont $25.90 $53,880 # 21
Caterer Salary in Texas $25.58 $53,210 # 22
Caterer Salary in California $25.21 $52,430 # 23
Caterer Salary in Alaska $25.16 $52,330 # 24
Caterer Salary in Nebraska $24.52 $50,990 # 25
Caterer Salary in Washington $24.49 $50,950 # 26
Caterer Salary in Minnesota $24.37 $50,680 # 27
Caterer Salary in Mississippi $24.31 $50,570 # 28
Caterer Salary in Hawaii $24.24 $50,420 # 29
Caterer Salary in Kentucky $23.91 $49,730 # 30
Caterer Salary in South Dakota $23.89 $49,690 # 31
Caterer Salary in Maine $23.76 $49,410 # 32
Caterer Salary in Montana $23.68 $49,260 # 33
Caterer Salary in Louisiana $23.63 $49,140 # 34
Caterer Salary in Indiana $23.45 $48,780 # 35
Caterer Salary in Wisconsin $23.42 $48,720 # 36
Caterer Salary in Arkansas $23.35 $48,560 # 37
Caterer Salary in South Carolina $23.24 $48,330 # 38
Caterer Salary in Ohio $23.10 $48,050 # 39
Caterer Salary in Michigan $23.06 $47,960 # 40
Caterer Salary in Oklahoma $22.79 $47,390 # 41
Caterer Salary in Georgia $22.74 $47,300 # 42
Caterer Salary in Illinois $22.68 $47,170 # 43
Caterer Salary in Wyoming $22.49 $46,780 # 44
Caterer Salary in Missouri $22.49 $46,770 # 45
Caterer Salary in Oregon $22.45 $46,700 # 46
Caterer Salary in Kansas $22.38 $46,550 # 47
Caterer Salary in West Virginia $21.47 $44,650 # 48
Caterer Salary in Tennessee $20.16 $41,930 # 49
Caterer Salary in Iowa $19.60 $40,780 # 50
Caterer Salary in Idaho $18.73 $38,950 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics