Average Special Events Coordinator Salary

C$44,448
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C$2,200
Bonus
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The average salary for a Special Events Coordinator is C$44,448.
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MEDIAN C$44,448
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Salary
C$36k - C$60k
Bonus
C$50 - C$9k
Total Pay
C$33k - C$62k

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Job Description for Special Events Coordinator

Special Events Coordinator Tasks
  • Plan and manage the logistics of an event, including venue, guests, programs, catering, and marketing.
  • Track event expenses and review accuracy of invoices.
  • Select event vendors and staff, direct and supervise their work.
  • Supervise the set-up, running, and break down of the event, identifying and resolving problems.
  • Meet with clients to plan event and establish budget.

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Popular Skills for Special Events Coordinator

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

Pay by Experience Level for Special Events Coordinator

An early career Special Events Coordinator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$41,051 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Special Events Coordinator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$43,856 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Special Events Coordinator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$53,432 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$52,050.
Employees with Special Events Coordinator in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 23.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (11.1% more) and Calgary, Alberta (3.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hamilton, Ontario (10.3% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (7.8% less) and Toronto, Ontario (5.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 111 survey responses.
Early Career
49.5%
Mid Career
23.4%
Experienced
19.8%
Late Career
7.2%