$57,010
Avg. Salary
$20.56
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,000

Bonus

$5,000

Profit Sharing

$3,250

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Special Events Manager is $20.56 per hour.

The average pay for a Special Events Manager is $57,010 per year.

10%
$14.68
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$20.56
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$39.24
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$41k
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$82k
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MEDIAN $57,010
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MEDIAN: $57,010
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$0$83K
Salary $40,521 - $82,247
Bonus $42.00 - $10,649
Profit Sharing $5,000
Commission $1,007 - $31,785
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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$40,193 - $83,437
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 240
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $14.68 - $39.24
Hourly Tips $1.29
Overtime $21.06
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $42.00 - $10,649
Commission $1,007 - $31,785
Profit Sharing $5,000
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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$40,193 - $83,437
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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 Difference by Location

15%

National Average: $57,358

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

Key Stats for Special Events Manager

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
10-19 years
87%
20 years or more
13%

Skills That Affect Special Events Manager Salaries

Organizational Development
▲5%

National Average
$57,000

Budget Management
▼3%

Marketing Communications
▼3%

Event Planning
▼7%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼9%

Event Management
▼10%

Project Management
▼11%

Fundraising
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 11%