The average salary for an Event Manager with Budget Management skills is AU$66,837 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$52,172 - AU$85,513
AU$52K
AU$67K
AU$86K
MEDIAN: AU$67,362
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50%
90%
AU$20.87 - AU$64.11
AU$21
AU$27
AU$64
MEDIAN: AU$27.25
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$89K
Salary AU$52,172 - AU$85,513
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,241
Profit Sharing AU$2,000
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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AU$50,748 - AU$89,488
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 119
Hourly Data AU$0AU$64
Hourly Rate AU$20.87 - AU$64.11
Overtime AU$17.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$89K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,241
Profit Sharing AU$2,000
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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AU$50,748 - AU$89,488
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

Job Description for Event Manager

Event managers create, schedule, and bring to life events like conferences and parties. They usually work with clients in order to determine their preferences and plan the event based on their needs, such as deciding on a venue and what sort of atmosphere is desired. It's usually necessary to work with third-party vendors such as caterers, DJs, and venue owners, and event managers must also adhere to their clients' budgets.

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Event Manager Tasks

  • Establishes and oversees the logistical and administrative support needs of events; may include site surveying, cash flow management, scheduling, and crowd management.
  • Supervise production of printed materials and mailings.
  • Assess event goals, run meetings in preparation of event, and manage profitability of client.
  • Liaise between client and service providers, as well as contract negotiation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Event Manager

Pay by Experience for an Event Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Event Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 61 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Event Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$71,000 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Event Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 46 salaries. An Event Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$73,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$67,130

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Event Manager

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Event Manager Salaries

▲9%

▲8%

▲6%

National Average
AU$67,000

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 97%