Experienced Event Planner Salary

Experienced Event Planners take home approximately $53K per year on average. Female Experienced Event Planners far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Although just under a third lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction for Experienced Event Planners is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,639 - $80,922
$35K
$53K
$81K
MEDIAN: $53,227
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50%
90%

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$12.24 - $50.57
$12
$20
$51
MEDIAN: $20.24
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$34,639 - $80,922  
   
Bonus
$492.25 - $10,365  
Profit Sharing
$1,006  
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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$33,001 - $88,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 181
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.24 - $50.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$30.00  
Overtime
$27.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$492.25 - $10,365  
   
Commission
$7,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,006  
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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$33,001 - $88,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,206

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Experienced Event Planners, Austin offers exceptional salaries, 65 percent above the national average. Experienced Event Planners will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+62 percent), Boston (+42 percent), Washington (+38 percent), and Los Angeles (+38 percent).

Key Stats for Event Planner

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
10-19 years
84%
20 years or more
16%
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Skills That Affect Event Planner Salaries


Microsoft Office
▲15%

Organizing
▲13%

Project Management
▲13%

Budget Management
▲12%



Marketing Communications
▲1%

National Average
$52,000

Sales
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 29%
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