Average Senior Event Manager with Event Management Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Senior Event Manager with Event Management skills is $67,551.
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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Event Manager

The top respondents for the job title Senior Event Manager are from the companies Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide and American Cancer Society (ACS). Reported salaries are highest at Hilton Worldwide where the average pay is $64,744. Marriott International, Inc. pays the lowest at around $60,767.

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Popular Skills for Senior Event Manager

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

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 $59,447 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Senior Event Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,208 based on 162 salaries. An experienced Senior Event Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,361 based on 194 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,592.
Employees with Senior Event Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 26.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (12.5% more) and Chicago, Illinois (7.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (1.4% less) and Seattle, Washington (0.2% less).

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