Entry-Level Special Events Coordinator Salary

Entry-Level Special Events Coordinators aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $39K per year. Most Entry-Level Special Events Coordinators are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Female Entry-Level Special Events Coordinators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$30,334 - $54,316
$30K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $39,438
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$11.76 - $20.53
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$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.67
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$0$54K
Salary $30,334 - $54,316
Bonus $0.00 - $5,195
Profit Sharing $9,000
Commission $9,000
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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$28,101 - $52,823
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 262
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $11.76 - $20.53
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $16.71 - $39.53
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,195
Commission $9,000
Profit Sharing $9,000
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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$28,101 - $52,823
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 105

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,098

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

For Entry-Level Special Events Coordinators, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 31 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Special Events Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+26 percent), Boston (+18 percent), Chicago (+13 percent), and San Diego (+11 percent). Trailing the national average by 15 percent, Denver is the market with the smallest paychecks. Below-median salaries also turn up in Houston and Seattle (12 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Special Events Coordinator

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Special Events Coordinator Salaries

Social Media Marketing
▲5%


Budget Management
▲3%

▲2%

Organizational Development
▲2%


Event Management
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Project Management
▼1%

Marketing Communications
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Organizing
▼4%

Sales
▼4%

Media / Public Relations
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 18%
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