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Average Event Planner Salary in Canada

C$48,541
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,500
Bonus
C$3,500
Commission
C$850
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Event Planner in Canada is C$48,541.
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CA$35k
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CA$49k
90%
CA$70k
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Salary
C$35k - C$70k
Bonus
C$194 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$100 - C$6k
Commission
C$3k - C$6k
Total Pay
C$32k - C$74k
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What Do Event Planners Do?

Event Planner Tasks
  • Determine logistics, including food and beverage needs and establish date(s) and alternate dates for event.
  • Identify and secure venues for events in addition to acquiring permits.
  • Coordinate transportation and parking, location support, arrangement of decor and furniture, and emergency support.

Job Satisfaction for Event Planner

4.1 out of 5
(39)
Highly Satisfied
22Reviews

Career Paths

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Event Planners?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Event Planners?

An entry-level Event Planner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$39,376 based on 5 salaries. An early career Event Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$43,367 based on 102 salaries. A mid-career Event Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$52,344 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Event Planner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$61,472 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$65,598.
Employees with Event Planner in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 9.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (6.2% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kitchener, Ontario (15.0% less) and Edmonton, Alberta (5.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 218 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.3%
Early Career
46.8%
Mid Career
24.8%
Experienced
17.9%
Late Career
8.3%