Average Mid-Career Senior Event Manager Salary

$64,737
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,907
Bonus
$9,826
Commission
$3,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Event Manager is $64,737.
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$49k
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$65k
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$88k
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MEDIAN $64,737
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Salary
$49k - $88k
Bonus
$999 - $14k
Profit Sharing
$393 - $20k
Commission
$4k - $11k
Total Pay
$50k - $93k

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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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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 in Budget Management and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Logistics, 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 $60,101 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Senior Event Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,508 based on 250 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,231.
Employees with Senior Event Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 28.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (20.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (13.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 376 survey responses.
Early Career
18.4%
Experienced
66.5%
Late Career
15.2%