Average Mid-Career Event Planner Salary in Canada

C$50,428
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$3,500
Bonus
C$5,250
Commission
C$7,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Event Planner in Canada is C$50,428.
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C$37k
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C$50k
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C$67k
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MEDIAN C$50,428
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Salary
C$37k - C$67k
Bonus
C$485 - C$7k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$7k
Commission
C$0 - C$5k
Total Pay
C$33k - C$75k

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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

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Event Planner
Event Manager
Communications Coordinator
Event Coordinator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Event Planner

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

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. An early career Event Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$41,023 based on 119 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.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Event Planner in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 7.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (10.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 178 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.4%
Early Career
66.9%
Experienced
21.9%
Late Career
7.9%