Senior Event Manager Salary (United States)

A Senior Event Manager earns an average salary of $62,007 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are People Management and Strategic Marketing.
Senior Event Manager Total Pay (?
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$40,853 - $99,999
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MEDIAN: $62,006
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Salary
$40,853 - $99,999  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,532  
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $10,476  
Commission
$3,250 - $14,000  
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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$42,209 - $105,236  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 212
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Job Description for Senior Event Manager

A senior event manager is in charge of overseeing all events for their organization. They prepare event documentation, as well as coordinate with customers to ensure they are fully satisfied with functions held at the manager's facilities. The senior event manager must communicate with the customer before and after the event; they often serve as the customer's primary point of contact.
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Senior Event Manager Tasks
  • Explain and sell services and goods, building strong relationships with clients.
  • Report on all potential and actual events, including budgets and staffing.
  • Assist with social media and marketing strategies.
  • Plan and manage a large schedule of complex events, ensuring facilities are ready and expectations set.
  • Assemble paperwork, gifts, registration, name badges, and other items for events.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Event Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Houston
up arrow 19%
Los Angeles
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Seattle
up arrow 10%
New York
up arrow 8%
Washington
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National Average
$64,000
Boston
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Dallas
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Experience Affects Senior Event Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$64,000

Skills That Affect Senior Event Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 35%
Strategic Marketing
up arrow 19%
Event Planning
up arrow 1%
National Average
$64,000
Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%
Fundraising
up arrow 6%
Project Management
up arrow 10%
Budgeting
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%
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