The average pay for a Special Events Director with Event Planning skills is $55,406 per year.

$35,744 - $90,592
(Median)
$36K
$55K
$91K
MEDIAN: $55,405
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$35,744 - $90,592  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
Commission
$4,000  
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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$35,993 - $88,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$20.00  
   
Overtime
$27.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
   
Commission
$4,000  
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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$35,993 - $88,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Special Events Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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