An Event Manager earns an average salary of AU$62,201 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$47,644 - AU$82,253
AU$48K
AU$62K
AU$82K
MEDIAN: AU$62,201
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AU$20.00 - AU$37.36
AU$20
AU$26
AU$37
MEDIAN: AU$26.05
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Salary
AU$47,644 - AU$82,253  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,137  
Profit Sharing
AU$2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$46,614 - AU$83,520  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 340
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$20.00 - AU$37.36  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$36.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,137  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$46,614 - AU$83,520  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Pay by Experience Level for Event Manager

Pay by Experience for an Event Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Event Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 196 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Event Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 174 salaries. An experienced Event Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 110 salaries. An Event Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$61,818

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Event Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Event Manager?

Event Manager in Melbourne:
"Versatility."
Pros: Versatile work, no day is like the other. Working with different people. Projects. Coaching and leading others.
Cons: Dealing with customer complaints. Managing catering requirements and service.

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Key Stats for Event Manager

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Event Manager Salaries

▲21%

▲13%

▲6%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Event Manager Salaries

People Management
▲16%



Operations Management
▲6%

Marketing Management
▲5%

Event Planning
▼0%

National Average
AU$62,000


Marketing Communications
▼4%

Sales
▼8%

Organizing
▼10%

Office Administration
▼19%

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 94%