Event Planner with Budget Management Skills Salary

Event Planners with Budget Management skills take home approximately $50K annually on average. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Work is enjoyable for Event Planners with Budget Management skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While around one in four report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$37,455 - $74,533
$37K
$50K
$75K
MEDIAN: $50,299
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50%
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$12.69 - $35.62
$13
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$36
MEDIAN: $19.90
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$0$78K
Salary $37,455 - $74,533
Bonus $490.68 - $9,881
Profit Sharing $859
Commission $9,500
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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$31,873 - $78,284
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 188
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $12.69 - $35.62
Hourly Tips $1.45
Overtime $16.64 - $47.34
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $490.68 - $9,881
Commission $9,500
Profit Sharing $859
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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$31,873 - $78,284
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 60

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Pay by Experience Level for Event Planner

Pay by Experience for an Event Planner has a positive trend. An entry-level Event Planner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 134 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Event Planner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Event Planner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 67 salaries. An Event Planner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,807

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Surpassing the national average by 59 percent, Event Planners with Budget Management skills in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Event Planners with Budget Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+44 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), San Francisco (+18 percent), and Dallas (+10 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Seattle Event Planners with Budget Management skills earning much less — 23 percent less — than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Charlotte and Washington (11 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Event Planner

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Event Planner Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲17%

▲13%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 25%
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