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Average Senior Event Manager Salary in New York, New York

$77,164
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$8,000
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The average salary for a Senior Event Manager in New York, New York is $77,164.
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$54k
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$77k
90%
$103k
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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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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Event Managers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Event Managers?

An early career Senior Event Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,000 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Senior Event Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,978 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Senior Event Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,103 based on 27 salaries.
Employees with Senior Event Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 11.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (4.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (23.1% less), Boston, Massachusetts (11.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 65 survey responses.
Early Career
15.4%
Mid Career
43.1%
Experienced
41.5%