Get a Salary Report for



- Compare Your Salary
- Evaluate a Job Offer


- Price a New Hire
- Give a Raise



- Benchmark Jobs
- Create a Comp Plan

Event Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Event Manager is $47,143 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Budget Management and Microsoft Office. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Event Manager Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$32,664 - $70,200
(Median)
33K
39K
47K
58K
70K
MEDIAN: $47,143
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Event Manager Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$10.47 - $28.95
(Median)
10
16
22
29
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,664 - $70,200  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,760  
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $6,219  
Commission
$979 - $36,439  
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).
)
$30,857 - $72,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,724
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.47 - $28.95  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.05 - $12.12  
Overtime
$10.17 - $41.66  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,760  
   
Commission
$979 - $36,439  
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $6,219  
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).
)
$30,857 - $72,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 269
Is Event Manager your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
United States (change)

Job Description for Event Manager

  • Assess event goals, run meetings in preparation of event, and manage profitability of client.
  • Liaise between client and service providers, as well as contract negotiation.
  • Establishes and oversees the logistical and administrative support needs of events; may include site surveying, cash flow management, scheduling, and crowd management.
  • Supervise production of printed materials and mailings.

Common Career Paths for Event Manager

Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px   Copy and paste this HTML:

Meeting / Convention Planner Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Popular Skills for Event Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Event Manager

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

Pay Difference By Location

up arrow 17%
up arrow 8%
up arrow 4%
Philadelphia
up arrow 2%
National Average
$47,000
up arrow 4%
Austin
up arrow 5%
up arrow 6%
Orlando
up arrow 9%
up arrow 18%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.

Event Manager Reviews

What is it like working as an Event Manager?
Event Manager in Cary:
"Never Boring."
Pros: If you love new things, being creative and working with different types of people than this is a perfect fit.
Cons: The hours and can't always take vacation or sick days when you want. Show must always go on!

Related Job Salaries

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -

Experience Affects Event Manager Salaries

National Average
$47,000

Skills That Affect Event Manager Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%
Event Management
up arrow 2%
Organizing
up arrow 1%
Event Planning
0%
National Average
$47,000
Marketing Management
up arrow 1%
Organizational Development
up arrow 3%
Customer Service
up arrow 4%
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 459 votes.

Gender

Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 20%