The average salary for an Event Manager is £25,822 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Team Management and Project Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

£18,381 - £37,529
£18K
£26K
£38K
MEDIAN: £25,903
10%
50%
90%
£7.11 - £21.85
£7
£11
£22
MEDIAN: £11.48
10%
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90%
£0£39K
Salary £18,381 - £37,529
Bonus £0.00 - £5,004
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £10,101
Commission £482 - £14,950
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£18,340 - £39,562
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 809
Hourly Data £0£21
Hourly Rate £7.11 - £21.85
Hourly Tips £0.31
Overtime £6.30 - £20.68
Annual Data £0£39K
Bonus £0.00 - £5,004
Commission £482 - £14,950
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £10,101
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£18,340 - £39,562
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 70

Job Description for Event Manager

Event managers create, schedule, and bring to life events like conferences and parties. They usually work with clients in order to determine their preferences and plan the event based on their needs, such as deciding on a venue and what sort of atmosphere is desired. It's usually necessary to work with third-party vendors such as caterers, DJs, and venue owners, and event managers must also adhere to their clients' budgets.

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Event Manager Tasks

  • Establishes and oversees the logistical and administrative support needs of events; may include site surveying, cash flow management, scheduling, and crowd management.
  • Supervise production of printed materials and mailings.
  • Assess event goals, run meetings in preparation of event, and manage profitability of client.
  • Liaise between client and service providers, as well as contract negotiation.

Event Manager Pay By Employer

$0$70K

$48,683

SMG Management
26 profiles
$41,156

Hyatt Hotels
13 profiles
$52,874

$54,982

Hyatt Regency
6 profiles
$52,381

Common Career Paths for Event Manager


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Popular Skills for Event Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Event Manager

Pay by Experience for an Event Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Event Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤24,000 based on 254 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Event Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤30,000 based on 156 salaries. An experienced Event Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤32,000 based on 73 salaries. An Event Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤36,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £26,483

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Event Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Event Manager?

Event Manager in London:
"Exciting."
Pros: Liaising with a range of people to take an event from an idea to a full sale production. I enjoy the forward planning and organising of mass information when dealing with multiple acts performing & taking care of all their transport, accommodation and hospitality for each show. I enjoy scheduling and making things happen.
Cons: The stress levels are constantly intense which isn't limited to normal office hours. I work the events at the weekend as well as in the office during the week which can take a strain on my personal life & health.

Event Manager in London:
"high stress, flexibility, perks"
Pros: Rewarding, enjoyable, exciting
Cons: Stressful, long hours, low pay

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Key Stats for Event Manager

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Event Manager Salaries

▲38%

▲22%

▲12%

National Average
₤26,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Event Manager Salaries

Team Management
▲13%




National Average
₤26,000

Sales
▼1%



Operations Management
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 70%