The average salary for an Event Manager is £25,822 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Team Management and Project Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

£18,060 - £37,245
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£26K
£37K
MEDIAN: £25,822
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£7.01 - £22.67
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£18,060 - £37,245  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,076  
Profit Sharing
£700  
Commission
£750  
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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£18,095 - £39,220  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 397
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£9£18£27
Hourly Rate
£7.01 - £22.67  
   
Overtime
£0.00 - £24.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£18K£36K£54K
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,076  
   
Commission
£750  
Profit Sharing
£700  
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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£18,095 - £39,220  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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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 $24,000 based on 254 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 $30,000 based on 156 salaries. An experienced Event Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 73 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 $36,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £26,107

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Event Manager Reviews

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

Event Manager in London:
"Exciting."
Pros: Liaising with a range of people to take an event from an idea to a full sale production. I enjoy the forward planning and organising of mass information when dealing with multiple acts performing & taking care of all their transport, accommodation and hospitality for each show. I enjoy scheduling and making things happen.
Cons: The stress levels are constantly intense which isn't limited to normal office hours. I work the events at the weekend as well as in the office during the week which can take a strain on my personal life & health.

Event Manager in London:
"high stress, flexibility, perks"
Pros: Rewarding, enjoyable, exciting
Cons: Stressful, long hours, low pay

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Key Stats for Event Manager

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Event Manager Salaries

▲40%

▲24%

▲14%

National Average
₤26,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Event Manager Salaries

Team Management
▲15%




Sales
▲1%

National Average
₤26,000



Operations Management
▼19%

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 65%