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Average Event Manager Salary in United Kingdom

£26,458
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£1,757
Bonus
£4,793
Commission
£2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Event Manager in United Kingdom is £26,458.
10%
£20k
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£26k
90%
£39k
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£20k - £39k
Bonus
£259 - £5k
Profit Sharing
£700 - £10k
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£964 - £15k
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What Do Event Managers Do?

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.

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Event Manager
Director of Events
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Event Managers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Event Managers?

An entry-level Event Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £20,591 based on 17 salaries. An early career Event Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £24,775 based on 408 salaries. A mid-career Event Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,997 based on 250 salaries. An experienced Event Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £31,153 based on 128 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £35,822.
Employees with Event Manager in their job title in London, England earn an average of 20.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (13.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (19.2% less), Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (13.3% less) and Bristol, England: Bristol (10.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 844 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.0%
Early Career
48.3%
Mid Career
29.6%
Experienced
15.2%
Late Career
4.9%

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