Wedding Planner Salary

The average pay for a Wedding Planner is $42,407 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$24,405 - $76,596
$24K
$41K
$77K
MEDIAN: $41,365
10%
50%
90%

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$10.60 - $40.55
$11
$17
$41
MEDIAN: $17.24
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$0$83K
Salary $24,405 - $76,596
Bonus $14.68 - $15,319
Profit Sharing $1,275
Commission $7,861
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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$24,688 - $83,316
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 88
Hourly Data $0$97
Hourly Rate $10.60 - $40.55
Hourly Tips $5.71
Overtime $5.05 - $97.87
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $14.68 - $15,319
Commission $7,861
Profit Sharing $1,275
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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$24,688 - $83,316
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

Job Description for Wedding Planner

Wedding planners work with couples to set up and map out all aspects of a wedding celebration. The planner typically assists with all manner of details surrounding a wedding, from helping to find dressmakers to securing venues for the ceremony and reception, and also provides recommendations and referrals for subcontractors who provide flowers, filming, photography, music, and even food and beverages. While planners are unnecessary for most civil ceremonies and small services, they've become more important in large-scale weddings in recent years.

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Pay by Experience Level for Wedding Planner

Pay by Experience for a Wedding Planner has a positive trend. An entry-level Wedding Planner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 111 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Wedding Planner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Wedding Planner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 19 salaries. A Wedding Planner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Wedding Planner

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Wedding Planner Salaries

▲20%

▲19%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Wedding Planner Salaries


National Average
$41,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 64%