Entry-Level Special Events Coordinator Salary

Those pursuing careers as Entry-Level Special Events Coordinators may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $39K annually. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Special Events Coordinators who took the survey — 85 percent to be exact. For the most part, Entry-Level Special Events Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$30,024 - $53,458
$30K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,306
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$11.71 - $20.69
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MEDIAN: $15.26
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,024 - $53,458  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,171  
Profit Sharing
$9,000  
Commission
$10,000  
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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$27,967 - $52,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 274
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.71 - $20.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$16.70 - $42.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,171  
   
Commission
$10,000  
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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$27,967 - $52,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,000

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Special Events Coordinators in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 31 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Special Events Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+26 percent), Boston (+18 percent), Chicago (+14 percent), and San Diego (+11 percent). Denver is the lowest-paying area, 14 percent south of the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Houston (12 percent lower) and Seattle (6 percent lower).

Key Stats for Special Events Coordinator

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Special Events Coordinator Salaries

Social Media Marketing
▲5%


▲3%

Budget Management
▲3%

Organizational Development
▲3%


Event Management
▼0%

Project Management
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Marketing Communications
▼2%

Organizing
▼3%

Sales
▼4%

Media / Public Relations
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 18%