Average Senior Event Manager Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Senior Event Manager is $79,543 in 2023

Base Salary
$56k - $113k
$2k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$166 - $14k
$8k - $27k
Total Pay
$56k - $119k
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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Event Managers?

What Do Senior Event Managers Do?

Senior Event Manager Tasks
  • Plan and manage a large schedule of complex events, ensuring facilities are ready and expectations set.
  • Assemble paperwork, gifts, registration, name badges, and other items for events.
  • Assist with social media and marketing strategies.
  • Explain and sell services and goods, building strong relationships with clients.
  • Report on all potential and actual events, including budgets and staffing.
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How do Senior Event Managers Rate Their Jobs?

3.7 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 106 responses, the job of Senior Event Manager has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.74 out of 5. On average, Senior Event Managers are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Senior Event Managers

What is the highest pay for Senior Event Managers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Senior Event Manager is $113k / year

What is the lowest pay for Senior Event Managers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Senior Event Manager is $56k / year

How can Senior Event Managers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Senior Event Manager is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Senior Event Manager that oversees more junior Senior Event Managers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.