The average salary for an Event Manager is $46,447 per year. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Event Manager Total Pay (?
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$32,113 - $70,017
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MEDIAN: $46,446
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Event Manager Total Pay (?
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$10.24 - $29.11
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,113 - $70,017  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,736  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $6,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $37,514  
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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$30,614 - $72,811  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,722
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.24 - $29.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.05 - $12.33  
Overtime
$9.79 - $40.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,736  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $37,514  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $6,000  
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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$30,614 - $72,811  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,722
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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.
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Experience Affects Event Manager Salaries

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$47,000

Skills That Affect Event Manager Salaries

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Gender
Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 19%
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