How much does a Special Events Manager make? The average Special Events Manager salary is $54,179 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $45,210 and $65,081. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Smart Business Solutions - Newport News , VA
Serve as Event Manager when necessary * Serve as an enthusiastic member of the event staff and lead by example for interns The special events training program uses a hands on approach that will ...
ZipRecruiter - 10 days ago
Coordinating with client management regarding support and resource needs for events * Providing financial tracking and recommendations for annual wellness events and group exercise programs
Appcast Agency - 7 days ago
TI Verbatim Consulting - Fort Belvoir , VA
Synchronize 50-100 events per year across the organization. * Serve as the organization's speaking and conference manager. * Submits written summaries and outcomes of each event for archive and ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
AGi Mission Support - Alexandria , VA
Identify and manage inventory for educational information resources and other outreach ... Can carry various equipment for onsite events and exhibits (e.g. carrying banners/boxes of ...
ZipRecruiter - 11 days ago
Rosie's Gaming Emporium - Dumfries , VA
Manages the property Marketing activities. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: A review of this ... Prepares and operates any special events or promotions. 12. Coordinates needs of property with ...
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Red Carrot - Alexandria , VA
Responsibilities · Provide direct support to internal and external events to include managing venue · requirements, signage, invitations, attendance, and other requirements as needed. · Research ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago

Special Events Manager Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Special Events Manager between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of September 25, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Special Events Manager in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $67,724
Washington, DC $60,313
Miami, FL $52,744
Chicago, IL $57,478
Boston, MA $61,044
New York, NY $65,178
Dallas, TX $53,827
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What is the average salary for Special Events Manager in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Special Events Manager in the United States. The base salary for Special Events Manager ranges from $45,210 to $65,081 with the average base salary of $54,179. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $49,212 to $71,027 with the average total cash compensation of $59,006.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $54,179 $45,210 - $65,081
Bonus $4,826 $4,001 - $5,947
Total Pay $59,006 $49,212 - $71,027
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What's the difference between Special Events Manager - Casino and Special Events Manager?
According to our latest salary estimation on September 25, 2020. The average salary of Special Events Manager is $54,179, and the average salary of Special Events Manager - Casino is $55,090. The average salary of Special Events Manager - Casino is higher than Special Events Manager. ( 2020-09-25 )
I am a Special Events Manager, which location’s salary is higher, Farmington, NM or Fairmont, WV?
Fairmont, WV typically sees higher pay than Farmington, NM for Special Events Manager. a Special Events Manager Salary in Fairmont, WV is $53,042 as of September 25, 2020; a Special Events Manager Salary in Farmington, NM is $50,148 as of September 25, 2020. ( 2020-09-25 )
Why does the salary of a Special Events Manager 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. ( 2020-09-25 )
What are the Pay Factors for Special Events Manager?
Salary ranges for a Special Events Manager can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-09-25 )
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Salaries are ultimately dictated by the position being applied to, and hiring company, but there are several important pay factors that come into play based on your individual history that could impact your value to the company.'s Personal Salary Report will analyze these factors for you to help you maximize your earning potential. ( 2020-09-25 )

Last Update: September 25, 2020