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Event Manager Salary (United Kingdom)

The average salary for an Event Manager is £26,135 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Event Manager Salary (?
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£18,673 - £37,034
(Median)
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37K
MEDIAN: £26,135
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Event Manager Salary (?
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£6.85 - £29.75
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MEDIAN: £10
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National Salary Data

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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£18,673 - £37,034  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,596  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £4,966  
Commission
£50.00 - £2,450  
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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£18,600 - £39,309  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 476
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£10£20£30
Hourly Rate
£6.85 - £29.75  
   
Overtime
£0.00 - £24.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£20K£40K£60K
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,596  
   
Commission
£50.00 - £2,450  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £4,966  
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).
)
£18,600 - £39,309  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Pay by Experience Level for Event Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Milton Keynes
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up arrow 11%
Edinburgh
up arrow 8%
Reading
up arrow 2%
Leeds
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National Average
₤27,000
Manchester
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Oxford
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Cambridge
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Event Manager Reviews

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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Experience Affects Event Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
₤27,000

Skills That Affect Event Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 2%
National Average
₤27,000
Event Management
up arrow 3%
Event Planning
up arrow 3%
Budget Management
up arrow 8%
Sales
up arrow 14%
Operations Management
up arrow 17%
People Management
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
76%
female alumni
 
Male
24%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 25% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 68%