Average Mid-Career Senior Event Manager with Event Planning Skills Salary

$65,326
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,037
Bonus
$10,000
Commission
$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Event Manager with Event Planning skills is $65,326.
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$49k
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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 Event Management, Budget Management, Project Management, Logistics and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $60,662 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Senior Event Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,717 based on 106 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,540.
Employees with Senior Event Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 19.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (18.5% more) and Chicago, Illinois (14.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (20.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 169 survey responses.
Early Career
22.5%
Experienced
62.7%
Late Career
14.8%