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Event Manager Salary

How much does a Event Manager make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Event Manager

$82,183 (USD)/yr

$40 (USD)/hr

$3,337 (USD)/yr

$81,121 (USD)/yr

$39 (USD)/hr

$3,337 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Manages the strategy and planning of activities, and oversees staff responsible for coordinating and organizing meetings and special events and of various sizes. Plans logistics and negotiates contract(s) for conferences, and/or events, with respect to budgets, speakers, entertainment, transportation, facilities, technology, equipment, logistical requirements, printing, food and beverage, and other related issues. Negotiates terms and fees, and executes and administers multiple contracts with facilities, vendors, speakers, entertainers, etc., for service, in accordance with budget constraints and company policies and procedures.
The average event manager salary in United States is $82,183 or an equivalent hourly rate of $40. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $3,337. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$58,190 (USD)

$101,832 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$95,272 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Event Manager will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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