Special Events Manager with Project Management Skills Salary

Median pay for Special Events Managers with Project Management skills lies in the neighborhood of $50K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. For the most part, Special Events Managers with Project Management skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Special Events Managers with Project Management skills who took the survey — 88 percent to be exact. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,644 - $75,191
$37K
$50K
$75K
MEDIAN: $50,217
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50%
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$12.87 - $30.36
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MEDIAN: $18.31
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$0$75K
Salary $36,644 - $75,191
Bonus $0.00 - $10,768
Profit Sharing $800
Commission $6,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,427 - $75,377
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 148
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $12.87 - $30.36
Overtime $19.63 - $54.63
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,768
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $800
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,427 - $75,377
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Special Events Manager

Pay by Experience for a Special Events Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Special Events Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 76 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Special Events Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Special Events Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 33 salaries. A Special Events Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,793

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Special Events Managers with Project Management skills, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 35 percent greater than the national average. Special Events Managers with Project Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+16 percent) and Washington (+9 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Special Events Manager's salary, with Denver Special Events Managers with Project Management skills earning salaries that are 24 percent less than the national average. Employers in Chicago and New York also lean toward paying below-median salaries (5 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Special Events Manager

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Special Events Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲2%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$51,000

▼1%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 9%
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