Event Planner in Columbus, Ohio Salary

An Event Planner in Columbus, Ohio earns an average salary of $39,305 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Event Planning and Microsoft Office.

Job Description for Event Planner

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.

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Event Planner Tasks

  • Determine logistics, including food and beverage needs and establish date(s) and alternate dates for event.
  • Identify and secure venues for events in addition to acquiring permits.
  • Coordinate transportation and parking, location support, arrangement of decor and furniture, and emergency support.

About Columbus, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio
849,067
Male:
413,981 (48.8%)
Female:
435,086 (51.2%)
Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; kə-LUM-bəs) is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 850,106 (2015 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. It is Ohio's third largest metropolitan area, behind Cleveland and Cincinnati. Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 25th largest in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which also includes Marion, Chillicothe, and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,424,831, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio behind Cleveland. It is also the fourth most populous state capital in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The city...
Columbus:
$47,401
Ohio:
$51,075
$871
Columbus:
$137,100
Ohio:
$136,400
4.6%

Event Planner Job Listings

Key Stats for Event Planner

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
88%

Skills That Affect Event Planner Salaries

Event Planning
▲35%

Microsoft Office
▲15%

National Average
$36,000

Event Management
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
88%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
no benefits
None: 14%