The average salary for an Event Manager in Ottawa, Ontario is C$52,000 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

C$39,042 - C$65,046
C$39K
C$46K
C$65K
MEDIAN: C$46,224
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$65K
Salary C$39,042 - C$65,046
Bonus C$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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C$36,184 - C$64,878
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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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Q: What is it like working in Ottawa?

Event Manager in Ottawa:
"Ottawa review."
Pros: Great natural beauty, culturally diverse and interesting. Safe, and offers both advantages of big and small cities. Financial environment is stable, and community is important.
Cons: Growing city has traffic snarls that under-developed infrastructure can't solve currently.

Key Stats for Event Manager

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Event Manager Salaries

▲13%

National Average
C$46,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Event Manager Salaries

Project Management
▲9%


Budget Management
▲2%

National Average
C$46,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 38%