The average salary for an Event Manager with Event Planning skills in Chicago, Illinois is $49,350 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$34,765 - $65,436
(Median)
$35K
$49K
$65K
MEDIAN: $49,349
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50%
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$34,765 - $65,436  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
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$28,045 - $64,213  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Experience Affects Event Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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