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Average Special Events Manager Salary in United Kingdom

£26,469
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£3,000
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The average salary for a Special Events Manager in United Kingdom is £26,469.
10%
£19k
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£26k
90%
£41k
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What Do Special Events Managers Do?

Special Events Manager Tasks
  • Provide marketing materials, images, and follow-up information to participants and internal departments.
  • Manage and support committees or planning staff.
  • Develop and execute strategies for successful special events within budget.
  • Generate traffic and interest in the organization through timing and execution of events.

Career Paths

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Special Events Manager
Director of Events
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Special Events 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 Event Planning.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Special Events Managers?

An early career Special Events Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £24,822 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Special Events Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,964 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Special Events Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,000 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £28,594.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 73 survey responses.
Early Career
35.6%
Mid Career
37.0%
Experienced
20.5%
Late Career
6.8%