Directors of Events with Sales skills take home approximately $54K per year on average. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Directors of Events with Sales skills. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 85 percent of Directors of Events with Sales skills are female. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,145 - $92,662
(Median)
$37K
$54K
$93K
MEDIAN: $54,431
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90%

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$11.79 - $19.33
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$37,145 - $92,662  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $14,544  
Profit Sharing
$29,250  
Commission
$2,416 - $39,732  
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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$36,064 - $99,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 85
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.48  
   
Overtime
$44.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $14,544  
   
Commission
$2,416 - $39,732  
Profit Sharing
$29,250  
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).
)
$36,064 - $99,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $45K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $66K. For Directors of Events with Sales skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $74K. For some reason, Directors of Events with Sales skills with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $73K.

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Experience Affects Director of Events Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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