An Event Planner earns an average salary of C$43,409 per year. A skill in Organizing is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$30,569 - C$60,163
C$31K
C$43K
C$60K
MEDIAN: C$43,128
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50%
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C$13.48 - C$37.49
C$13
C$20
C$37
MEDIAN: C$19.79
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$23KC$46KC$69K
Salary
C$30,569 - C$60,163  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,863  
Profit Sharing
C$4,000  
Commission
C$4,000  
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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C$30,412 - C$68,735  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$13C$26C$39
Hourly Rate
C$13.48 - C$37.49  
   
Hourly Tips
C$7.26  
Overtime
C$19.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,863  
   
Commission
C$4,000  
Profit Sharing
C$4,000  
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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C$30,412 - C$68,735  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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Pay by Experience Level for Event Planner

Pay by Experience for an Event Planner has a positive trend. An entry-level Event Planner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 88 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Event Planner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Event Planner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 23 salaries. An Event Planner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$43,453

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Event Planner Reviews

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

Event Planner in Calgary:
"Corporate Culture"
Pros: Planning events and dealing with people.
Cons: Complaints from individuals who don't appreciate what you do.

Event Planner in Kitchener:
"Being an Event Planning Services Professional is EXCITING!"
Pros: I love a fast paced, high energy environment! It is never boring as each day brings new challenges and rewards. I love the aspect of organizing people, information and ideas. As a creative extrovert, who loves communicating with others, I feel that I am definitely in my element, doing the work that I love, which is creating memorable events that enrich the lives of others.
Cons:

Event Planner in Calgary:
"Corporate Culture"
Pros: Flexibility, can create my own timelines, work independently
Cons:

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Key Stats for Event Planner

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Event Planner Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

▲23%

▲17%

National Average
C$43,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Event Planner Salaries

Organizing
▲31%



National Average
C$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 41%
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