Special Events Director with Event Planning Skills Salary

The average pay for a Special Events Director with Event Planning skills is $56,046 per year.

$37,780 - $88,322
$38K
$57K
$88K
MEDIAN: $56,741
10%
50%
90%

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$12.75 - $22.00
$19
MEDIAN: $19.09
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$37,780 - $88,322  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,000  
Profit Sharing
$26,000  
Commission
$4,034  
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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$38,480 - $86,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 97
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$19.09  
   
Overtime
$23.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,000  
   
Commission
$4,034  
Profit Sharing
$26,000  
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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$38,480 - $86,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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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 $45,000 based on 37 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 $59,000 based on 37 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 $64,000 based on 41 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 $66,000 based on 16 salaries.

Key Stats for Special Events Director

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Special Events Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 10%
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