Average Senior Event Manager with Event Planning Skills Salary

$67,288
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,191
Bonus
$10,480
Commission
$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Event Manager with Event Planning skills is $67,288.
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$48k
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$67k
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$91k
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Salary
$48k - $91k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$400 - $6k
Commission
$3k - $30k
Total Pay
$48k - $103k

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Job Description for Senior Event Manager

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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Popular Skills for Senior Event Manager

Skills in Budget Management, Project Management and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Logistics and Event Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Event Manager

An early career Senior Event Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,017 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Senior Event Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,475 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Senior Event Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,834 based on 93 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,887.
Employees with Senior Event Manager in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 88.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (24.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (10.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 245 survey responses.
Early Career
13.9%
Mid Career
38.8%
Experienced
38.0%
Late Career
9.4%