Average Senior Event Manager with People Management Skills Salary

$72,610
Avg. Salary
$7,000
Bonus
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The average salary for a Senior Event Manager with People Management skills is $72,610.
10%
$54k
10%
$73k
50%
$136k
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MEDIAN $72,610
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Salary
$54k - $136k
Bonus
$2k - $19k
Total Pay
$56k - $143k

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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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Senior Event Manager
Director of Events
Event Manager
Director of Operations
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Event Manager

Skills that pay less than market rate include Logistics, Project Management, Budget Management, Event Planning and Event Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Event Manager

A mid-career Senior Event Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,950 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Senior Event Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,500 based on 9 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Mid Career
62.5%
Experienced
37.5%