How much does a Event Manager make?

Updated Sep 17, 2021

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$56,923 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,477 salaries

$38K

Low

$57K

Average

$85K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Event Manager is $56,923 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Event Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2477 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Event Manager employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Events Manager$56,923 /yr
L4
Lead Event Planner$52,766 /yr
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$57,961

per year

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$54,374

per year

Event Planner

$51,885

per year

Events Coordinator

$46,279

per year

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Marriott International
4.1

Marriott International

Event Manager

$57,502

 /yr
Range: $35K - $87K
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$35K

$87K

$35,000 - $86,851 Range

Hyatt
4.1

Hyatt

Event Manager

$69,550

 /yr
Range: $47K - $86K

$47K

$86K

$47,034 - $86,213 Range

Hilton
4.1

Hilton

Event Manager

$57,362

 /yr
Range: $43K - $80K

$43K

$80K

$43,409 - $80,321 Range

CDS (Club Demonstration Services)
3.7

CDS (Club Demonstration Services)

Event Manager

$53,393

 /yr
Range: $46K - $60K

$46K

$60K

$45,890 - $59,841 Range

American Cancer Society
3.7

American Cancer Society

Event Manager

$49,471

 /yr
Range: $42K - $56K

$42K

$56K

$41,676 - $55,529 Range

George P. Johnson
3.6

George P. Johnson

Event Manager

$60,807

 /yr
Range: $55K - $80K

$55K

$80K

$55,215 - $79,816 Range

TEAM Enterprises
4.1

TEAM Enterprises

Event Manager

$53,388

 /yr
Range: $43K - $67K

$43K

$67K

$43,107 - $67,037 Range

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SMG Management
3.3

SMG Management

Event Manager

$46,089

 /yr
Range: $40K - $58K

$40K

$58K

$40,000 - $57,793 Range

Davidson Hospitality Group
3.6

Davidson Hospitality Group

Event Manager

$59,234

 /yr
Range: $53K - $70K

$53K

$70K

$53,483 - $70,164 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Event Manager

$79,719

 /yr
Range: $66K - $119K

$66K

$119K

$65,760 - $119,365 Range

Kendra Scott
4.2

Kendra Scott

Event Manager

$54,261

 /yr
Range: $38K - $73K

$38K

$73K

$37,625 - $72,891 Range

Topgolf
3.8

Topgolf

Event Manager

$53,598

 /yr
Range: $31K - $60K

$31K

$60K

$31,486 - $60,220 Range

Enterprise Events Group
4

Enterprise Events Group

Event Manager

$83,316

 /yr
Range: $68K - $118K

$68K

$118K

$68,164 - $117,667 Range

ASM Global
3.4

ASM Global

Event Manager

$47,884

 /yr
Range: $43K - $74K

$43K

$74K

$43,000 - $74,486 Range

Anthony Travel
3.5

Anthony Travel

Event Manager

$53,181

 /yr
Range: $50K - $56K

$50K

$56K

$50,120 - $56,032 Range

Dave & Buster's
3.6

Dave & Buster's

Event Manager

$53,289

 /yr
Range: $48K - $64K

$48K

$64K

$48,422 - $63,671 Range

Aramark
3.3

Aramark

Event Manager

$53,853

 /yr
Range: $44K - $70K

$44K

$70K

$44,484 - $69,774 Range

One10
3.8

One10

Event Manager

$62,891

 /yr
Range: $44K - $69K

$44K

$69K

$43,544 - $68,930 Range

Bath Fitter
3.9

Bath Fitter

Event Manager

$53,021

 /yr
Range: $41K - $64K

$41K

$64K

$41,434 - $63,505 Range

Opus Agency
3.8

Opus Agency

Event Manager

$56,572

 /yr
Range: $48K - $80K

$48K

$80K

$47,884 - $79,806 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Event Manager salaries

The national average salary for an Event Manager is $56,923 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Event Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2477 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Event Manager employees.

The highest salary for an Event Manager in United States is $85,334 per year.

The lowest salary for an Event Manager in United States is $37,971 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming an Event Manager or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of an Event Manager.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent events manager salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$70,000
per year
An Event Manager in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$62,350
per year
An Event Manager in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $62,350 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$75,000
per year
A Marketing Events Manager in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$58,000
per year
An Event Manager in the Buffalo, NY Area area reported making $58,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Buffalo, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$60,000
per year
An Event Manager in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$35,500
per year
An Event Manager in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $35,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$42,000
per year
An Event Manager in the Waterloo, IA Area area reported making $42,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Waterloo, IA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
College / University
$66,000
per year
An Events Manager in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $66,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
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