Average Early-Career Event Planner Salary in Canada

C$41,023
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,017
Bonus
C$6,000
Commission
C$200
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Event Planner in Canada is C$41,023.
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C$30k
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C$41k
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C$54k
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MEDIAN C$41,023
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Salary
C$30k - C$54k
Bonus
C$203 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$200
Commission
C$0 - C$6k
Total Pay
C$30k - C$56k

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Job Description for Event Planner

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Event Planner. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Event Planner
Event Manager
Communications Coordinator
Event Coordinator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Event Planner Job Listings

Popular Skills for Event Planner

Skills in Event Planning, Event Management, Organizing and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Event Planner

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$35,976 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Event Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,428 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Event Planner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,824 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$64,440.
Employees with Event Planner in their job title in Montréal, Québec earn an average of 16.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (10.4% more) and Ottawa, Ontario (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kitchener, Ontario (1.5% less) and Calgary, Alberta (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 122 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Mid Career
51.6%
Experienced
32.0%
Late Career
11.5%