Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an Event Director make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$81,221 / yrTotal Pay
$63,921 / yrBase Pay
$17,300 / yrAdditional Pay

$81,221

 / yr
$52K$130K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Event Director is $81,221 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $63,921 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $17,300 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Associate Director of Events

$66,742 /yr
Associate Director of Events
$84,131 /yr
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Some related job titles are Director of Events Salaries with median pay of $84,131, Director of Special Events Salaries with median pay of $91,994, Event Coordinator Salaries with median pay of $52,499, Event Marketing Salaries with median pay of $59,633.

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Director of EventsSee 10 salaries from all locations

$110,850

 / yr

$109,476

 / yr

$106,261

 / yr

$89,452

 / yr

$88,840

 / yr

$144,868

 / yr

$109,661

 / yr

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$115,883

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$86,482

 / yr

$128,832

 / yr

$127,241

 / yr

$57

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$100,827

 / yr

$134,953

 / yr

$108,281

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Director, Events

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$74,000

/yr

$70K | $4K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Director of Event Technology

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$54,000

/yr

$52K | $2K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Special Events Director

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$10

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Director of Events

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$100,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Director of Event Operations

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$105,000

/yr

$85K | $20K

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Director of Events

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$25

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Special Event Director

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$170,000

/yr

$125K | $45K

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Director of Private Events

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$90,000

/yr

$80K | $10K

Submitted2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago
Tour Director/Tour Guide

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$28,840

/hr

$40 | $29K

Submitted2 days ago

7-9 years
2 days ago

Event Director pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Event Director is $63,921 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Event Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 236 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Event Director employees.

The highest salary for an Event Director in United States is $98,173 per year.

The lowest salary for an Event Director in United States is $41,619 per year.

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