Experienced Event Planners pull down an average of $54K annually. Total cash compensation for Experienced Event Planners runs from $34K to $89K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $20K. For the most part, Experienced Event Planners enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — about one in four lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the greater part have dental, too. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 82 percent of Experienced Event Planners are female. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$36,117 - $81,973
(Median)
$36K
$54K
$82K
MEDIAN: $53,835
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$12.37 - $51.39
(Median)
$12
$22
$51
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$36,117 - $81,973  
   
Bonus
$503 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $20,273  
Commission
$7,000  
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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$33,855 - $88,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 197
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $51.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$15.62  
Overtime
$0.30 - $70.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$503 - $9,787  
   
Commission
$7,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $20,273  
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).
)
$33,855 - $88,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Skills That Affect Event Planner Salaries

Contract Negotiation
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Organizing
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Microsoft Office
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Budget Management
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Project Management
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Event Management
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Event Planning
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National Average
$53,000

Marketing Communications
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Sales
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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