Director of Events Salary (United States)

A Director of Events earns an average salary of $60,168 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Director of Events Salary (?
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$37,396 - $97,875
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MEDIAN: $60,167
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Director of Events Salary (?
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$11.00 - $86.48
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,396 - $97,875  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,871  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $25,760  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,134  
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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$38,474 - $103,833  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 668
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $86.48  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $145.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,871  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,134  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $25,760  
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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$38,474 - $103,833  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Director of Events

Many companies host presentations, large-scale social functions, product unveilings and launches, and press events. The person who handles setting up these functions is the organization’s director of events.
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Director of Events Tasks
  • Plan, approve and monitor event budget and revenue.
  • Create and sustain productive relationships and negotiate contracts with event-related clients, vendors, companies and supporters.
  • Supervise, train, evaluate, and recognize staff, especially in events marketing and sales strategies.
  • Develop, implement, and market concepts for events to supporters.
  • Inspect site and on-site management of events.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Events

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

Pay Difference By Location

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Seattle
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Atlanta
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National Average
$62,000
Houston
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San Diego
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Minneapolis
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Experience Affects Director of Events Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Director of Events Salaries

Strategic Marketing
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Event Management
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National Average
$62,000
Event Planning
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 177 votes.

Gender

Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 15%
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