Event Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for an Event Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $50,655 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$33,329 - $69,271
$33K
$51K
$69K
MEDIAN: $50,655
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$33,329 - $69,271  
   
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$-0.49 - $15,513  
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$34,618 - $71,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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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
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Event Manager Salaries

▲15%

▲3%

National Average
$52,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Event Manager Salaries

People Management
▲15%

Project Management
▲8%

Organizing
▲8%


Operations Management
▲5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲5%



▲4%


Customer Service
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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