Salaries//Event Planner

Event Planner salary in US

Average Base Salary in US

$64,481
$5,550
Additional Cash Compensation
$70,031
Total Compensation
Median: 60,000
Min: $35K
Max: $168K

How Much Does a Event Planner Make in US?

The average salary for a Event Planner in US is $64,481. The average additional cash compensation for a Event Planner in US is $5,550. The average total compensation for a Event Planner in US is $70,031. Event Planner salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Event Planner employees in US.

Event Planner
Account Executive Account Manager Accountant Aerospace Engineer AI Engineer Analytics Manager Android Developer App Developer Application Engineer Art Director Associate Product Manager Automation Engineer AWS Developer Back End Developer Big Data Engineer Blockchain Developer Brand Manager Budget Analyst Business Analyst Business Development Manager Business Development Representative Business Intelligence Analyst Business Intelligence Developer Business Intelligence Developer Business Intelligence Manager CCO (Chief Creative Officer) CFO (Chief Financial Officer) Chief Information Officer Chief People Officer CIO (Chief Information Officer) Client Success Manager Cloud Engineer Cloud Security Engineer CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) Community Manager Content Manager Content Marketing Manager Content Strategist Controller COO (Chief Operating Officer) Copywriter CPO (Chief Product Officer) Creative Chief Officer Creative Director CRO (Chief Revenue Officer) CTO (Chief Technology Officer) Customer Support Manager Customer Support Rep Cybersecurity Engineer Data Analyst Data Architect Data Engineer Data Engineering Manager Data Scientist Database Administrator Database Developer Design Director Design Engineer Desktop Support DevOps Engineer Digital Marketing Manager Director of Analytics Director of Customer Success Director of Marketing Director of Operations Director of Product Management Director of Product Marketing Director of Software Engineering Editor Email Marketing Manager Engineering Manager Event Planner Finance Director Financial Analyst Front End Developer Full Stack Developer Game Designer Game Developer Graphic Designer Hardware Engineer HR Coordinator HR Director HR Manager HR Specialist Implementation Manager Implementation Specialist Inside Sales Manager Inside Sales Representative Instructional Designer iOS Developer IT Engineer Java Developer Javascript Developer Junior Business Analyst Junior Data Analyst Junior Data Scientist Junior Software Developer Junior Software Engineer Junior Web Developer Lead Software Engineer Machine Learning Engineer Market Research Analyst Marketing Analyst Marketing Assistant Marketing Associate Marketing Coordinator Marketing Manager Marketing Operations Manager Marketing Project Manager Marketing Specialist Network Engineer Office Manager Operations Associate Operations Manager Power BI Developer Principal Software Engineer Product Analyst Product Designer Product Manager Product Marketing Manager Product Owner Project Coordinator Project Manager Public Relations Manager Public Relations Specialist Python Developer QA Analyst QA Engineer QA Manager Quant Developer React Developer Recruiter Robotics Engineer RPA Developer Sales Associate Sales Coordinator Sales Development Representative Sales Director Sales Engineer Sales Manager Sales Operations Analyst Sales Operations Manager Salesforce Developer Scrum Master Security Engineer Senior Accountant Senior Business Analyst Senior Data Analyst Senior Data Engineer Senior Data Scientist Senior Financial Analyst Senior Graphic Designer Senior Marketing Manager Senior Product Designer Senior Product Manager Senior Product Marketing Manager Senior Project Manager Senior Recruiter Senior Software Developer Senior Software Engineer Senior Systems Engineer Senior Technical Writer Senior UI Designer Senior UX Designer SEO Manager SEO Specialist Site Reliability Engineer Social Media Manager Software Developer Software Engineer Software Sales Representative Software Test Engineer SQL Developer Systems Engineer Tableau Developer Tech Sales Representative Technical Product Manager Technical Project Manager Technical Recruiter Technical Support Technical Writer Test Engineer UI Designer UX Designer UX Researcher Vice President of Care Vice President of Engineering Vice President of Finance Vice President of Human Resources Vice President of Marketing Vice President of Operations Vice President of People Vice President of Product Vice President of Sales Vice President of Talent Acquisition Visual Designer Web Designer Web Developer Wordpress Developer

best-paying cities for Event Planner

The metropolitan areas that pay the highest salaries for software engineers are Remote, San Francisco, Washington DC, New York City and Los Angeles.
City NameAverage SalaryCompared to National Average
Remote$98,250
+ 37% (62,347)
San Francisco, CA$79,038
+ 21% (62,347)
Washington DC$78,857
+ 21% (62,347)
New York City, NY$77,131
+ 19% (62,347)
Los Angeles, CA$77,063
+ 19% (62,347)
Seattle, WA$73,833
+ 16% (62,347)
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX$68,714
+ 9% (62,347)
Houston, TX$66,143
+ 6% (62,347)
Atlanta, GA$66,125
+ 6% (62,347)
New Orleans, LA$66,000
+ 6% (62,347)

Event Planner Salary by gender

The average Event Planner salary for women is $76,532 and the average Event Planner salary for men is $64,852.

Event Planner Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Event Planner with 7+ years of experience is $82,708. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $55,333.

Event Planner Salary ranges

The most common Event Planner salary in US is between $70k - $80k.

Average Marketing salaries in US

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Marketing Assistant$55,139
Min: $43K
Max: $110K
SEO Specialist$55,536
Min: $38K
Max: $165K
Marketing Coordinator$58,954
Min: $13K
Max: $115K
Marketing Associate$61,098
Min: $15K
Max: $150K
Public Relations Specialist$61,215
Min: $37K
Max: $140K
Event Planner$64,481
Min: $35K
Max: $168K
Market Research Analyst$67,099
Min: $60K
Max: $80K
Community Manager$67,753
Min: $36K
Max: $200K
Social Media Manager$73,123
Min: $28K
Max: $170K
Copywriter$73,288
Min: $30K
Max: $230K
Email Marketing Manager$79,282
Min: $48K
Max: $200K
SEO Manager$80,310
Min: $35K
Max: $200K
Marketing Analyst$81,515
Min: $62K
Max: $185K
Public Relations Manager$84,591
Min: $44K
Max: $210K
Marketing Specialist$86,377
Min: $51K
Max: $185K
Content Marketing Manager$87,201
Min: $0K
Max: $210K
Digital Marketing Manager$87,769
Min: $0K
Max: $224K
Marketing Project Manager$89,317
Min: $74K
Max: $150K
Marketing Manager$92,792
Min: $36K
Max: $230K
Marketing Operations Manager$96,481
Min: $27K
Max: $220K
Brand Manager$104,545
Min: $12K
Max: $315K
Senior Marketing Manager$117,463
Min: $65K
Max: $250K
Product Marketing Manager$118,331
Min: $55K
Max: $325K
Senior Product Marketing Manager$138,883
Min: $70K
Max: $325K
Director of Marketing$147,793
Min: $40K
Max: $300K
Director of Product Marketing$172,383
Min: $90K
Max: $534K
Vice President of Marketing$199,482
Min: $0K
Max: $505K
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)$226,070
Min: $0K
Max: $485K

FAQ

Q:

What does an event planner do?

A.
Event planners work with clients and oversee the entire event process from brainstorming concepts to day-of-event logistics.
Q:

How to become an event planner?

A.
While it's not always required, event planners set themselves up for success with a bachelor’s degree in business, communications, marketing or a related field. Early on, prospective event planners typically seek out entry-level roles like event assistant but other positions like marketing coordinator and PR specialist can also provide relevant experience.
Q:

How much does an event planner make?

A.

The salary range for an event planner is $40K-$168K. The average salary for a Event Planner in US is $64,481.

Career Info

Event Planner jobs in US

Skills that affect Event Planner salaries in US

1
Brand Marketing & Strategy
1% have this skill
2
Audience Analytics
0% have this skill
3
Community Management
0% have this skill
4
Event Marketing
0% have this skill
5
Email Marketing
0% have this skill
6
Affiliate Marketing
0% have this skill

Average Event Planner Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Event Planner make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $70,205 on average.

Recent Event Planner salaries in US

$114,000
Yearly Salary
A Event Planner reported a yearly salary of $114,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Remote
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Marketing Events Assoc reported a yearly salary of $60,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
San Francisco, CA
$93,000
Yearly Salary
A Event Marketing Manager reported a yearly salary of $93,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Austin, TX
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Event Manager reported a yearly salary of $95,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Remote
$64,000
Yearly Salary
A Communications and Event Manager reported a yearly salary of $64,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Greater Denver Area
$84,000
Yearly Salary
A Event Manager reported a yearly salary of $84,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Austin, TX
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Trade Show & Events Program Manager reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago, IL
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Marketing Events Manager reported a yearly salary of $70,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Atlanta, GA
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Events Coordinator reported a yearly salary of $85,000
7+ Years of Experience
Other
501-1,000 Employees
Boston, MA
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Development Coordinator reported a yearly salary of $70,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
New Orleans, LA