Special Events Director with Fundraising Skills Salary

Special Events Directors with Fundraising skills with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent slightly less than three-fifths of Special Events Directors with Fundraising skills. Salaries average out to around $58K annually and spread from $40K to $83K per year. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Special Events Directors with Fundraising skills is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$36,528 - $80,560
$37K
$58K
$81K
MEDIAN: $58,107
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50%
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$0$83K
Salary $36,528 - $80,560
Bonus $437.50 - $11,478
Commission $8,000
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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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$40,009 - $83,121
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

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Pay by Experience Level for Special Events Director

Pay by Experience for a Special Events Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Special Events Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Special Events Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Special Events Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 32 salaries. A Special Events Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Special Events Director

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Special Events Director Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$59,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 6%
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