Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Event Manager is $59,869
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Event Managers?
An early career Event Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,500 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Event Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,869 based on 4 salaries.
What Do Event Managers Do?
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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- 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.