Average Director of Events Salary in Canada

C$71,416
Avg. Salary
C$5,101
Bonus
C$17,000
Commission
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The average salary for a Director of Events in Canada is C$71,416.
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C$43k
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C$71k
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C$97k
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MEDIAN C$71,416
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Salary
C$43k - C$97k
Bonus
C$986 - C$15k
Commission
C$0 - C$17k
Total Pay
C$43k - C$106k

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Job Description for Director of Events

Director of Events Tasks
  • Develop, implement, and market concepts for events to supporters.
  • Inspect site and on-site management of events.
  • Supervise, train, evaluate, and recognize staff, especially in events marketing and sales strategies.
  • Plan, approve and monitor event budget and revenue.
  • Create and sustain productive relationships and negotiate contracts with event-related clients, vendors, companies and supporters.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Director of Events. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Director of Events
Director of Sales
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Director of Events

Skills in Event Management, Event Planning, Budget Management and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Events

An early career Director of Events with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$52,029 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Director of Events with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$65,496 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Director of Events with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$79,177 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$86,491.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 108 survey responses.
Early Career
16.7%
Mid Career
31.5%
Experienced
41.7%
Late Career
10.2%

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