$40,015
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,438

Profit Sharing

$1,479

Commission

$4,089

An Event Coordinator earns an average salary of $39,809 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$29,774 - $54,774
$30K
$40K
$55K
MEDIAN: $40,015
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50%
90%

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$11.17 - $23.40
$11
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MEDIAN: $15.64
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$0$54K
Salary $29,774 - $54,774
Bonus $0.00 - $5,185
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,817
Commission $503 - $16,269
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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$27,021 - $54,637
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,725
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $11.17 - $23.40
Hourly Tips $0.33 - $8.16
Overtime $15.94 - $36.34
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,185
Commission $503 - $16,269
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,817
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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$27,021 - $54,637
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,205

Job Description for Event Coordinator

Event coordinators oversee every aspect of an event. The events can range from parties to meetings, and they can be for businesses or for personal occasions. The most common events that an event coordinator plans are weddings, business conferences, birthdays, charity events, trade shows, meetings, and anniversaries.

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Event 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 Event Coordinator

Pay by Experience Level for Event Coordinator

Pay by Experience for an Event Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Event Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 2,348 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Event Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 817 salaries. An experienced Event Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 389 salaries. An Event Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 102 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,878

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Event Coordinator Reviews

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

Event Coordinator in Houston:
Pros: Decent pay, flexible, great colleagues and supervisors.
Cons: Long hours, can be stressful, working holidays.

Event Coordinator in Vancouver:
"Banquets."
Pros: The clients, weddings, decorating, planning, dress code,
Cons: Management, pay, no benefits, no room for growth.

Event Coordinator in Denton:
Pros: Meeting new people!
Cons: The salary.

Event Coordinator in Detroit:
"Event Logistics at a Barbecue."
Pros: The flexible schedule and lack of uniform is great. I am allowed the freedom and autonomy to make choices.
Cons: Often a lack of support from the restaurant itself. Resentment from staff over what they consider a "cushy" job.

Event Coordinator in Columbus:
"Experienced based position."
Pros: I like that I can travel several times a year to each event. I am given freedom to get my work done without being watched over. I love the office environment and enjoy being around my coworkers.
Cons: As an Events Coordinator with 7 conferences a year, I don't have time to book travel and airport shuttles for staff. Because "events" is in my title, I am expected to make dinner reservations and plan staff parties.

Event Coordinator in West Palm Beach:
Pros: Free food, flowers. High energy.
Cons: Hours, stress, high pressure.

Event Coordinator in Newtown:
"Stressul."
Pros: Making people happy.
Cons: Long hours.

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Key Stats for Event Coordinator

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 933 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Event Coordinator Salaries

▲17%

▲15%

▲7%

National Average
$39,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Event Coordinator Salaries

▲8%






Microsoft Office
▼0%


National Average
$39,000

Event Planning
▼1%

▼1%





▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 933 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 29%