Event Planner in Chicago, Illinois Salary

An Event Planner in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $45,644 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Budget Management, Event Management, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.

$32,240 - $60,265
$32K
$46K
$60K
MEDIAN: $45,644
10%
50%
90%

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$16.29 - $20.87
$17
MEDIAN: $17.02
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,240 - $60,265  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$31,830 - $61,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$17.02  
   
Overtime
$17.12  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$31,830 - $61,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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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 Planner

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Event Planner Salaries

▲14%

National Average
$42,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Event Planner Salaries

Budget Management
▲43%


Project Management
▲18%

Microsoft Office
▲18%

Contract Negotiation
▲7%

Organizing
▲3%

National Average
$42,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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