Average Experienced Senior Event Manager with Event Planning Skills Salary

$77,492
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,347
Bonus
$25,000
Commission
$2,825
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Event Manager with Event Planning skills is $77,492.
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$54k
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$105k
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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 Budget Management, Project Management and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Logistics and Event Management.

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 $61,284 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Senior Event Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,326 based on 99 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 San Francisco, California earn an average of 8.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (3.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 163 survey responses.
Early Career
23.9%
Mid Career
60.7%
Late Career
15.3%