The average salary for an Event Manager is C$50,975.
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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. Strong customer service and communication skills are important in this …Read more
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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Popular Skills for Event Manager
Skills in Budget Management, Project Management and Logistics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Event Planning and Event Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Event Manager
An entry-level Event Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$43,664 based on 44 salaries. An early career Event Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$46,415 based on 230 salaries. A mid-career Event Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,593 based on 228 salaries. An experienced Event Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$60,756 based on 142 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$61,908.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Event Manager in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 17.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Montréal, Québec (10.1% more) and Toronto, Ontario (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (15.4% less), Mississauga, Ontario (8.1% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (1.7% less).
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