The average salary for a Wedding Planner is $41,418.
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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 mor…Read more
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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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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
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