The average salary for a Special Events Coordinator is C$44,448.
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Job Description for Special Events Coordinator
A special events coordinator's job revolves around planning, organizing, and promoting events for their company or employer. These events may serve a diverse range of functions, such as a fundraiser, volunteer appreciation event, or company dinner. They often plan or organize in an office setting, although they may required to perform physical tasks such as posting flyers around the city or visiting prospective event locations. Coordinators may also use social media to help promote the event. …Read more
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
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