Special Events Manager with Event Planning Skills Salary

A Special Events Manager with Event Planning skills earns an average salary of $49,380 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$35,052 - $70,536
$35K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $49,380
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$12.34 - $29.70
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$17
$30
MEDIAN: $17.18
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,052 - $70,536  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,877  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
Commission
$1,500 - $31,000  
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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$34,501 - $72,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 240
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.34 - $29.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.27  
Overtime
$15.71 - $56.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,877  
   
Commission
$1,500 - $31,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$34,501 - $72,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Pay by Experience Level for Special Events Manager

Pay by Experience for a Special Events Manager has a negative 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 144 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 $54,000 based on 111 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 $53,000 based on 53 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 $45,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,864

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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 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Special Events Manager Salaries

▲9%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Late-Career
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 13%