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Average Senior Event Manager Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$72,625
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,475
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The average salary for a Senior Event Manager in Washington, District of Columbia is $72,625.
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$58k
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$73k
90%
$118k
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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 and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Event Planning and Project Management.

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

A mid-career Senior Event Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $63,527 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Senior Event Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,946 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $107,500.
Employees with Senior Event Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 17.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.2% more) and New York, New York (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (18.3% less), Boston, Massachusetts (6.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Mid Career
38.7%
Experienced
41.9%
Late Career
19.4%