The average pay for an Event Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $49,972 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are People Management and Organizing.

$32,826 - $68,624
$33K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,972
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$17.15 - $20.44
$20
MEDIAN: $19.65
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,826 - $68,624  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $15,513  
Total Pay (?
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$33,994 - $70,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$19.65  
   
Overtime
$28.67  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $15,513  
   
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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$33,994 - $70,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Event Manager

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
040
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Event Manager Salaries



National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Event Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 17%

Organizing
up arrow 11%

Project Management
up arrow 9%



Operations Management
up arrow 7%


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 6%

Logistics
up arrow 5%

Event Management
0%

National Average
$51,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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