Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Event Planner is $50,472
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Event Planners?
An entry-level Event Planner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,150 based on 57 salaries. An early career Event Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,439 based on 509 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Event Planners Do?
An event planner organizes and facilitates special events, large gatherings, and functions that are often of a celebratory nature. The events planner may be employed by a large corporation that frequently holds such functions for employees or clients. It is often common that businesses in the hospitality industry also have their own event planner on staff to help individuals and businesses execute these special gatherings.
The most important skill of an event planner is organization. To do …Read more
- Coordinate transportation and parking, location support, arrangement of decor and furniture, and emergency support.
- Identify and secure venues for events in addition to acquiring permits.
- Determine logistics, including food and beverage needs and establish date(s) and alternate dates for event.