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Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Average Salaries in Ireland 2019

How much money does a person working in Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering make in Ireland?

3,027 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering in Ireland typically earns around 3,027 EUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
All Rounder2,962 EUR
Assistant Executive Housekeeper2,459 EUR
Assistant Food and Beverage Director4,654 EUR
Assistant Hospitality Manager4,559 EUR
Assistant Storekeeper2,032 EUR
Assistant Tour Manager3,491 EUR
Baker and Pastrycook2,334 EUR
Bakery Manager3,617 EUR
Bakery Superintendent2,849 EUR
Banquet Manager2,907 EUR
Banquet Server2,279 EUR
Bar Attendant2,409 EUR
Bar Manager3,884 EUR
Bar Supervisor3,011 EUR
Barista2,626 EUR
Bartender2,466 EUR
Bellman1,890 EUR
Beverage Manager3,550 EUR
Bistro Attendant2,363 EUR
Buffet Chef3,314 EUR
Buffet Host2,110 EUR
Buffet Manager3,485 EUR
Butcher and Slaughterer2,175 EUR
Cafeteria Manager3,322 EUR
Cake Decorator2,379 EUR
Casino Shift Manager4,242 EUR
Chain Store Customer Support2,859 EUR
Chef3,110 EUR
Club Manager4,180 EUR
Cluster Director4,718 EUR
Cluster Revenue Manager4,497 EUR
Cocktail Server2,142 EUR
Coffee Shop Manager4,131 EUR
Concierge2,324 EUR
Confectionery Baker2,626 EUR
Conference Services Manager3,314 EUR
Cook2,976 EUR
Corporate Sous Chef3,555 EUR
Corporate Travel Consultant3,163 EUR
Croupier2,893 EUR
Culinary Assistant2,372 EUR
Culinary Associate2,569 EUR
Dietary Aide3,022 EUR
Dining Room Supervisor3,455 EUR
Dishwasher1,586 EUR
Duty Manager3,432 EUR
Events Coordinator3,110 EUR
Executive Chef3,376 EUR
Executive Pastry Chef2,835 EUR
Fast Food Cook2,988 EUR
Fast Food Shift Supervisor3,357 EUR
Fine Dining Cook3,589 EUR
Fine Dining Restaurant Chef3,631 EUR
Fleet Manager4,016 EUR
Food and Beverage Manager3,857 EUR
Food Consultant4,056 EUR
Food Safety Coordinator3,340 EUR
Food Server2,079 EUR
Food Service Director3,767 EUR
Food Service Manager4,131 EUR
Food Service Sales3,327 EUR
Food Service Worker2,363 EUR
Front Desk Agent2,797 EUR
Front Office Manager3,478 EUR
Guest Service Executive4,260 EUR
Guest Service Representative2,837 EUR
Head Concierge2,826 EUR
Hospitality Director5,696 EUR
Hostess / Host2,837 EUR
Hotel Desk Clerk2,400 EUR
Hotel Maid1,530 EUR
Hotel Manager5,422 EUR
Hotel Sales Manager4,769 EUR
Hotel Service Supervisor3,783 EUR
Hotel Staff2,857 EUR
Inventory Coordinator2,635 EUR
Kitchen Manager3,243 EUR
Kitchen Staff2,512 EUR
Kitchen Supervisor2,904 EUR
Line Cook3,269 EUR
Luggage Porter1,513 EUR
Motel Manager3,783 EUR
Pastrycooking and Baking Assistant1,970 EUR
Production Operator1,976 EUR
Quality, Health and Safety Coordinator2,542 EUR
Receptionist2,863 EUR
Regional Restaurant Manager4,850 EUR
Restaurant Manager4,491 EUR
Room Reservations Manager4,082 EUR
Room Service Manager4,099 EUR
Sous Chef2,953 EUR
Supervisor of Food Services3,636 EUR
Tour Consultant3,276 EUR
Travel Agent3,122 EUR
Travel Consultant3,518 EUR
Waiter / Waitress2,315 EUR

Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Jobs Salary Distribution in Ireland

Median and salary distribution monthly Ireland Food  /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries in Ireland range between 1,446 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 5,423 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 3,027 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering are earning less than 3,027 EUR while the other half are earning more than 3,027 EUR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering are earning less than 2,013 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,013 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering are earning less than 4,225 EUR while 25% are earning more than 4,225 EUR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Salary Forecast and Trend in Ireland

How do Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Ireland Food  /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering
Average Salary 2016    =  
2,811 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
2,915 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
2,988 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +1%  
3,027 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries in Ireland are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 1% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Hourly Average Wage in Ireland

17 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Ireland for Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering is 17 EUR. This means that the average person in Ireland earns approximatly 17 EUR for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Food  /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering and Food  /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering monthly IrelandWe compared Ireland salaries for Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering and All Jobs and we found that Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries are 18% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Cork3,395 EUR
Dublin3,553 EUR
Galway3,075 EUR
Limerick3,272 EUR
Waterford2,919 EUR
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