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2022 Results: The ICA Industry Survey

The results from the 2022 International Caterers Association (ICA) survey are in!

The ICA survey is an in-depth study of our industry. This year, over 80 catering companies responded, representing every region of the United States. 

In the new catering industry report, you’ll learn:

  • How much money ICA members make
  • How employee pay has changed
  • The most popular social media networks
  • Lots more

-> View the full report 

Here’s a preview of what’s inside! 

Who responded to the survey? 

Catering companies with annual sales ranging from $250,000 to over $10,000,000 responded to the survey. Side note—the ICA has over 1,200 member caterers across the world who join together to share insider information and help each other all year long. If you’re not a member yet, you can learn more on the ICA’s website

-> See more sales statistics

How did pay change in 2022? 

With both inflation and greater competition for workers, it’s no surprise that 98% of caterers increased pay in 2022.  

-> Get more staffing statistics in the full report

What social media platforms are popular? 

The big social news this year? TikTok has arrived in the catering industry! 

 -> See how caterers get sales in the full report 

 Lots more data 

To view the full report, head over to the official statistics.   

Looking at 2023 

We’d like to thank the ICA for being an incredible partner to us. The ICA will play a big part in Catersource 2023 in Orlando; we hope to see you all there! 



International Caterers Association

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