Special Events Manager with Event Planning Skills Salary

A Special Events Manager with Event Planning skills earns an average salary of $49,380 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$35,612 - $70,519
$36K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $49,482
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50%
90%

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$12.41 - $28.72
$12
$17
$29
MEDIAN: $17.21
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90%

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$0$71K
Salary $35,612 - $70,519
Bonus $24.24 - $10,169
Profit Sharing $2,000
Commission $1,952 - $20,000
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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$34,988 - $71,868
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 436
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.41 - $28.72
Hourly Tips $3.41
Overtime $17.94 - $38.78
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $24.24 - $10,169
Commission $1,952 - $20,000
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$34,988 - $71,868
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

Job Description for Special Events Manager

Special events managers are required for businesses that host events for customers, potential customers, and employees. They are most commonly found in companies whose business involves public performances or other public events. This includes theaters, sporting venues, and concert halls. Special events managers must be very organized and aware of what people are interested in seeing.

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Special Events Manager Tasks

  • Develop and execute strategies for successful special events within budget.
  • Generate traffic and interest in the organization through timing and execution of events.
  • Provide marketing materials, images, and follow-up information to participants and internal departments.
  • Manage and support committees or planning staff.

Special Events Manager Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Special Events Manager

Pay by Experience for a Special Events Manager has a negative trend. An entry-level Special Events Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 144 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 $54,000 based on 111 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 $53,000 based on 53 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 $45,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,574

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Key Stats for Special Events Manager

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Special Events Manager Salaries

▲10%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Late-Career
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 13%