Banquet Manager Statistics and Facts in the US

Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for banquet managers in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 11,586 banquet managers currently employed in the United States.
  • 44.0% of all banquet managers are women, while only 52.4% are men.
  • The average age of an employed banquet manager is 38 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of banquet managers is White (60.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (19.9%) and Black or African American (9.2%).
  • The majority of banquet managers are located in NY, New York and IL, Chicago.
  • Banquet managers are most in-demand in Chicago, IL.
  • Banquet managers are paid an average annual salary of $50,783.
  • New York, NY pays an annual average wage of $72,002, the highest in the US.
  • Banquet managers average starting salary is $41,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 97% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid banquet managers earn as much as $62,000 or more.
  • Pennsylvania is the best state for banquet managers to live.
  • Banquet managers are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Banquet Manager Statistics By Gender

Among banquet managers, 44.0% of them are women compared to 52.4% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 52.4%
  • Female, 44.0%
  • Unknown, 3.6%
Job Title
GenderascdescPercentagesascdesc
Male
Male
52.4%
52.4%
Female
Female
44.0%
44.0%
Unknown
Unknown
3.6%
3.6%

Gender Pay Gap For Banquet Manager

Women Earn 97¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man

male-income
Male Income
$51,484
female-income
Female Income
$49,983

Banquet Manager Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the banquet manager position over time.

Male
Female
56%
53%
51%
48%
46%
43%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
YearascdescMaleascdescFemaleascdesc
2008
2008
50.17%
50.17%
49.83%
49.83%
2009
2009
49.63%
49.63%
50.37%
50.37%
2010
2010
50.64%
50.64%
49.36%
49.36%
2011
2011
50.29%
50.29%
49.71%
49.71%
2012
2012
51.57%
51.57%
48.43%
48.43%
2013
2013
50.21%
50.21%
49.79%
49.79%
2014
2014
48.95%
48.95%
51.05%
51.05%
2015
2015
49.86%
49.86%
50.14%
50.14%
2016
2016
48.92%
48.92%
51.08%
51.08%
2017
2017
50.63%
50.63%
49.37%
49.37%
2018
2018
48.87%
48.87%
51.13%
51.13%

Banquet Manager Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, pipeline superintendent and agronomy research manager have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Early Childhood Services Coordinator11%86%
Community Health Nursing Director12%86%
Parent Educator12%83%
Banquet Manager52%44%
Project Superintendent94%3%
Agronomy Research Manager94%4%
Pipeline Superintendent95%3%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Pipeline Superintendent
Agronomy Research Manager
Project Superintendent
Banquet Manager
Parent Educator
Community Health Nursing Director
Early Childhood Services Coordinator
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Banquet Manager Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among banquet managers is White, which makes up 60.3% of all banquet managers. Comparatively, there are 19.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.2% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 60.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 19.9%
  • Black or African American, 9.2%
  • Asian, 7.1%
  • Unknown, 2.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6%
Job Title
Banquet Manager RaceascdescPercentagesascdesc
White
White
60.3%
60.3%
Hispanic or Latino
Hispanic or Latino
19.9%
19.9%
Black or African American
Black or African American
9.2%
9.2%
Asian
Asian
7.1%
7.1%
Unknown
Unknown
2.9%
2.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.6%
0.6%

Banquet Manager Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among banquet managers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American
YearascdescWhiteascdescBlack or African AmericanascdescAsianascdescHispanic or Latinoascdesc
2010
2010
62.45%
62.45%
9.76%
9.76%
7.00%
7.00%
17.95%
17.95%
2011
2011
62.52%
62.52%
9.68%
9.68%
6.68%
6.68%
18.25%
18.25%
2012
2012
61.24%
61.24%
9.70%
9.70%
7.27%
7.27%
18.85%
18.85%
2013
2013
61.58%
61.58%
9.60%
9.60%
6.64%
6.64%
19.31%
19.31%
2014
2014
60.85%
60.85%
10.46%
10.46%
6.91%
6.91%
18.89%
18.89%
2015
2015
60.81%
60.81%
9.54%
9.54%
7.36%
7.36%
19.37%
19.37%
2016
2016
60.93%
60.93%
9.52%
9.52%
6.48%
6.48%
20.05%
20.05%
2017
2017
59.81%
59.81%
8.84%
8.84%
7.62%
7.62%
20.42%
20.42%
2018
2018
60.34%
60.34%
9.18%
9.18%
7.08%
7.08%
19.87%
19.87%

Banquet Manager Wage Gap By Race

Asian banquet managers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Unknown banquet managers have the lowest average salary at $49,746.
$52,000
$51,000
$50,000
$49,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
Ethnicityascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Unknown$49,746
White$50,676
Black or African American$50,197
Asian$51,543
Hispanic or Latino$51,506

Average Age of a Banquet Manager

We determined the average age of banquet managers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female
RaceascdescMale AgeascdescFemale Ageascdesc
Black or African American
Black or African American
37
37
36
36
Unknown
Unknown
33
33
30
30
Asian
Asian
40
40
42
42
Hispanic or Latino
Hispanic or Latino
36
36
34
34
White
White
37
37
36
36
American Indian and Alaska Native
American Indian and Alaska Native
34
34
30
30

Banquet Manager Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of banquet manager employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of banquet managers is 40+ years old, which represents 42% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Banquet Manager YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
20-30 years
20-30 years
27%
27%
30-40 years
30-40 years
29%
29%
40+ years
40+ years
42%
42%

Types of Banquet Manager Degree Levels

The most common degree for banquet managers is bachelor's degree 59% of banquet managers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 22% and rounding it off is high school diploma with 10%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors, 59%
  • Associate, 22%
  • High School Diploma, 10%
  • Diploma, 3%
  • Other Degrees, 6%
Job Title
Banquet Manager DegreeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Bachelors
Bachelors
59%
59%
Associate
Associate
22%
22%
High School Diploma
High School Diploma
10%
10%
Diploma
Diploma
3%
3%
Other Degrees
Other Degrees
6%
6%

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Banquet Manager Wage Gap By Education

Banquet managers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $58,258 annually. With a Bachelors degree, banquet managers earn a median annual income of $54,774 compared to $52,024 for banquet managers with an Associate degree.
$60,000
$58,000
$56,000
$54,000
$52,000
$50,000
$48,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
Educationascdesc
Salaryascdesc
High School Diploma or Less$49,983
Master's Degree$58,258
Bachelor's Degree$54,774
Some College/ Associate Degree$52,024

Banquet Manager Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ banquet managers. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most banquet managers is the hospitality industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire banquet managers.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Company SizeascdescPercentagesascdesc
< 50 employees
< 50 employees
7%
7%
50 - 100 employees
50 - 100 employees
9%
9%
100 - 500 employees
100 - 500 employees
28%
28%
500 - 1,000 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
12%
12%
1,000 - 10,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
30%
30%
> 10,000 employees
> 10,000 employees
14%
14%

The Types Of Companies Banquet Manager Work In

Employees with the banquet manager job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most banquet managers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Education

Public

Private

Government

Company TypeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Education
Education
3%
3%
Public
Public
7%
7%
Private
Private
88%
88%
Government
Government
2%
2%

Top Industries Hiring Banquet Managers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ banquet managers. Those industries include hospitality, non profits and professional.

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Hospitality

Non Profits

Fortune 500

Professional

Retail

IndustryascdescPercentagesascdesc
Hospitality
Hospitality
73%
73%
Non Profits
Non Profits
4%
4%
Fortune 500
Fortune 500
4%
4%
Professional
Professional
4%
4%
Retail
Retail
3%
3%
Education
Education
3%
3%
Real Estate
Real Estate
2%
2%
Technology
Technology
2%
2%
Transportation
Transportation
1%
1%
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
1%
1%
Government
Government
1%
1%
Internet
Internet
1%
1%
Media
Media
1%
1%
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
1%
1%
Utilities
Utilities
1%
1%
Health Care
Health Care
1%
1%
Insurance
Insurance
1%
1%
Finance
Finance
1%
1%

Banquet Manager Turnover And Employment Statistics

Banquet Manager Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of banquet managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate
YearascdescBanquet Manager Unemployment Rateascdesc
2010
2010
7.08%
7.08%
2011
2011
6.74%
6.74%
2012
2012
5.44%
5.44%
2013
2013
5.28%
5.28%
2014
2014
5.15%
5.15%
2015
2015
3.96%
3.96%
2016
2016
3.34%
3.34%
2017
2017
2.86%
2.86%
2018
2018
3.10%
3.10%

The Average Number of Years That Banquet Manager Stay in a Job

By looking over 5,906 banquet managers resumes, we figured out that the average banquet manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 38%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Number or YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
Less than 1 year
Less than 1 year
15%
15%
1-2 years
1-2 years
38%
38%
3-4 years
3-4 years
18%
18%
5-7 years
5-7 years
16%
16%
8-10 years
8-10 years
5%
5%
11+ years
11+ years
8%
8%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Banquet Managers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to banquet managers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Engineering Coordinator15.08%
Lease Buyer15.36%
Banquet Manager15.73%
Health Sciences Dean21.51%
Hotel Manager21.82%
Administrative Director, Behavioral Health Services28.57%
Communications/Outreach Manager29.21%

ProfessionascdescPercentages of LGBT ascdesc
Engineering Coordinator
Engineering Coordinator
15.08%
15.08%
Lease Buyer
Lease Buyer
15.36%
15.36%
Health Sciences Dean
Health Sciences Dean
21.51%
21.51%
Hotel Manager
Hotel Manager
21.82%
21.82%
Administrative Director, Behavioral Health Services
Administrative Director, Behavioral Health Services
28.57%
28.57%
Communications/Outreach Manager
Communications/Outreach Manager
29.21%
29.21%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Banquet Managers

The most common foreign language among banquet managers is Spanish at 50.9%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 7.2% and Arabic is the third-most popular at 5.4%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 50.9%
  • French, 7.2%
  • Arabic, 5.4%
  • Portuguese, 3.6%
  • German, 3.6%
  • Other, 29.3%
Job Title
Foreign LanguageascdescPercentagesascdesc
Spanish
Spanish
50.9%
50.9%
French
French
7.2%
7.2%
Arabic
Arabic
5.4%
5.4%
Portuguese
Portuguese
3.6%
3.6%
German
German
3.6%
3.6%
Other
Other
29.3%
29.3%

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Where Do Banquet Managers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where banquet managers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

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Where Are Banquet Managers Located?

By looking through more than 5,906 resumes, we found that the most popular places for banquet managers are NY, New York and IL, Chicago.

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