Average Senior Event Manager with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary

$73,803
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,145
Bonus
$2,825
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Event Manager with Contract Negotiation skills is $73,803.
10%
$52k
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$74k
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$114k
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MEDIAN $73,803
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Salary
$52k - $114k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$55k - $117k

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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.

Career Paths

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Senior Event Manager
Director of Events
Event Manager
Director of Operations
More common (> 20%)
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

An early career Senior Event Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,555 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Senior Event Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,760 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Senior Event Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,073 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,000.
Employees with Senior Event Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 55.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (15.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (5.1% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 90 survey responses.
Early Career
10.0%
Mid Career
33.3%
Experienced
50.0%
Late Career
6.7%