Special Events Manager with Event Management Skills Salary

A Special Events Manager with Event Management skills earns an average salary of $48,326 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$36,270 - $67,835
$36K
$49K
$68K
MEDIAN: $48,934
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$12.48 - $30.09
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$17
$30
MEDIAN: $17.02
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,270 - $67,835  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,123  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,425  
Commission
$1,017 - $20,347  
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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$35,696 - $70,015  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 336
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.48 - $30.09  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.27  
Overtime
$17.45 - $46.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,123  
   
Commission
$1,017 - $20,347  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,425  
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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$35,696 - $70,015  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Pay by Experience Level for Special Events Manager

Pay by Experience for a Special Events Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Special Events Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 189 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Special Events Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 158 salaries. An experienced Special Events Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 69 salaries. A Special Events Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,849

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Key Stats for Special Events Manager

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Special Events Manager Salaries

Mid-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$50,000

Late-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 12%
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