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Average Event Planner Salary in South Africa

R60,000
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R5,000
Bonus
R29,000
Commission
R1,875
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Event Planner in South Africa is R60,000.
10%
ZAR 8k
MEDIAN
ZAR 60k
90%
ZAR 336k
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R8k - R336k
Bonus
R225 - R145k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R2k
Commission
R0 - R29k
Total Pay
R9k - R449k
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What Do Event Planners Do?

Event Planner Tasks
  • Determine logistics, including food and beverage needs and establish date(s) and alternate dates for event.
  • Identify and secure venues for events in addition to acquiring permits.
  • Coordinate transportation and parking, location support, arrangement of decor and furniture, and emergency support.

Career Paths

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Event Planner
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Event Planners?

Skills in Event Planning, Organizing and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Event Planners?

An entry-level Event Planner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R118,500 based on 6 salaries. An early career Event Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R79,500 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Event Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R30,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Event Planner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R254,400 based on 5 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 47 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.8%
Early Career
59.6%
Mid Career
17.0%
Experienced
10.6%