An Event Manager in Calgary, Alberta earns an average salary of C$62,400 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$35,080 - C$69,844
C$35K
C$53K
C$70K
MEDIAN: C$53,237
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50%
90%
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Salary C$35,080 - C$69,844
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,696
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$35,692 - C$80,166
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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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Key Stats for Event Manager

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Event Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
C$59,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Event Manager Salaries

Event Management
▼0%

National Average
C$59,000

Budget Management
▼5%

Event Planning
▼6%

Project Management
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 15%