Experienced Event Planner Salary

An average Experienced Event Planner can expect to take home roughly $52K annually. The vast majority (86 percent) of Experienced Event Planners who took the survey are female. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Event Planners, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Approximately one-fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$36,169 - $79,567
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$53K
$80K
MEDIAN: $53,418
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$11.15 - $49.66
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MEDIAN: $20.25
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$0$85K
Salary $36,169 - $79,567
Bonus $484.79 - $10,241
Profit Sharing $1,650
Commission $7,000
Total Pay (?
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$33,673 - $85,292
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 161
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $11.15 - $49.66
Overtime $42.77
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $484.79 - $10,241
Commission $7,000
Profit Sharing $1,650
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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$33,673 - $85,292
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

Event Planner Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,102

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 65 percent, Experienced Event Planners in Austin receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Event Planners can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Minneapolis (+63 percent), Boston (+43 percent), Washington (+38 percent), and Los Angeles (+38 percent).

Key Stats for Event Planner

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%

Skills That Affect Event Planner Salaries


Microsoft Office
▲13%

Project Management
▲12%

Organizing
▲11%

Budget Management
▲10%



National Average
$53,000

Marketing Communications
▼1%

Sales
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 27%