How much does a Director of Special Events make? The average Director of Special Events salary is $58,856 as of October 27, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $52,936 and $64,765. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) - Arlington , VA
The Associate Director of Meetings is responsible for all aspects of the planning and execution of the Association's meetings, programs, special events and webinars. Through a detail-oriented and ...
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Training Resources Group, Inc. - Arlington , VA
This role will report directly to the Director of Communications and Events and primarily support the implementation of the communications initiatives underway in the project. The Leading through ...
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The Health Management Academy - Arlington , VA
This role is also responsible for handling member relationships for assigned forums or special initiatives. Primary Job Duties: * Manage a team of Event Managers and Event Directors * Design annual ...
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Taste Unlimited LLC - Virginia Beach , VA
... Events team. Catering Event Manager Job Duties: Working closely with our Director of Catering and ... tastings -Special projects -Other duties as assigned Other Information: Food and Beverage ...
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The Boar's Head Resort - Charlottesville , VA
The Special Events Attendant will work Winter Wander as a ticketing attendant (being the first to ... of the families with Santa). Job Posted by ApplicantPro
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Alfred Street Baptist Church - Alexandria , VA
The incumbent is under the day-to-day supervision of the Director of Worship Experience ... events using various registration platforms. · Supports special projects, as assigned. MINIMUM ...
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Director of Special Events Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Director of Special Events between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 27, 2022. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Director of Special Events in each city.
Click to see the salary for Director of Special Events in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $73,570
Washington, DC $65,518
Miami, FL $57,297
Chicago, IL $62,439
Boston, MA $66,313
New York, NY $70,803
Dallas, TX $58,473
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What is the average salary for Director of Special Events in 2022?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Director of Special Events in the United States. The base salary for Director of Special Events ranges from $52,936 to $64,765 with the average base salary of $58,856. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $52,983 to $64,863 with the average total cash compensation of $58,937.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $58,856 $52,936 - $64,765
Bonus $81 $47 - $98
Total Pay $58,937 $52,983 - $64,863
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What's the difference between Special Events Director and Director of Special Events?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 27, 2022. The average salary of Director of Special Events is $58,856, and the average salary of Special Events Director is $0. The average salary of Special Events Director is lower than Director of Special Events. ( 2022-10-27 salary.com )
I am a Director of Special Events, which location’s salary is higher, Boston, MA or Norwalk, CT?
Norwalk, CT typically sees higher pay than Boston, MA for Director of Special Events. a Director of Special Events Salary in Norwalk, CT is $67,729 as of October 27, 2022; a Director of Special Events Salary in Boston, MA is $66,313 as of October 27, 2022. ( 2022-10-27 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Director of Special Events vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2022-10-27 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Director of Special Events?
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Last Update: October 27, 2022