Average Wedding Planner Salary

$41,418
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,965
Bonus
$7,000
Commission
$535
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Wedding Planner is $41,418.
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$29k
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$41k
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$76k
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MEDIAN $41,418
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United States (change)
Salary
$29k - $76k
Bonus
$15 - $13k
Profit Sharing
$39 - $12k
Commission
$507 - $30k
Total Pay
$26k - $77k

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Job Description for Wedding Planner

Career Paths

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Wedding Planner
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Event Manager
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More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Wedding Planner

Skills in Event Planning, Organizing and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Design and Event Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Wedding Planner

An entry-level Wedding Planner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,195 based on 20 salaries. An early career Wedding Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,976 based on 115 salaries. A mid-career Wedding Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,992 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Wedding Planner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $44,000.
Employees with Wedding Planner in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 137.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (73.8% more) and San Francisco, California (60.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (9.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 227 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.8%
Early Career
50.7%
Mid Career
22.5%
Experienced
12.3%
Late Career
5.7%

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