A Director of Events earns an average salary of $59,160 per year. 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 Total Pay (?
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$36,084 - $94,743
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59K
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95K
MEDIAN: $59,159
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Director of Events Total Pay (?
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$11.00 - $83.52
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,084 - $94,743  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,025  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $25,532  
Commission
$0.00 - $38,783  
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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$37,459 - $102,186  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 746
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $83.52  
   
Overtime
$0.14 - $33.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,025  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $38,783  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $25,532  
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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$37,459 - $102,186  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 746
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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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San Francisco
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Seattle
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Boston
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Atlanta
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Houston
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National Average
$61,000
Minneapolis
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Tampa
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Experience Affects Director of Events Salaries

National Average
$61,000

Skills That Affect Director of Events Salaries

Event Management
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National Average
$61,000
Event Planning
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 186 votes.
Gender
Female
84%
female alumni
 
Male
16%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 15%
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