Special Events Planner Salary in the United States

How much does a Special Events Planner make in the United States? The average Special Events Planner salary in the United States is $45,752 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $36,786 and $56,068. 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. 

Salary range for an Special Events Planner
$36,786 to $56,068
For Employees

Analyze the market and your qualifications to negotiate your salary with confidence.

Search thousands of open positions to find your next opportunity.

For Employers

Individualize employee pay based on unique job requirements and personal qualifications.

Get the latest market price for benchmark jobs and jobs in your industry.

Special Events Planner

Review the job openings and experience requirements for the Special Events Planner job to confirm that it is the job you are seeking.

See user submitted job responsibilities for Special Events Planner.

Job Openings for Special Events Planner
Special Events Associate - Event Marketing & Event Planning We are seeking an Event Marketing & Advertising Associate for a consistently growing event marketing & advertising company providing ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
Produce Perks Midwest - Cincinnati , OH
... event planning and regularly communicate status. • Provide quality customer service to Produce ... As the Special Events Coordinator, you will need to be highly organized with strong attention to ...
Jobble, Inc. - 1 day ago
Santa Barbara Downtown Organization -
... planning, permitting, entertainment, execution and debrief. · Develop detailed event budgets and ... special event business and community surveys and notices (pre and post event) when necessary or ...
LinkedIn - 3 days ago
Desert Botanical Garden - Phoenix , AZ
The Special Events Coordinator will assist the Special Events & Venue Rental Manager & Special ... Develop and manage the budget of noted events. • Provide administrative, planning and execution ...
Jobble, Inc. - 2 days ago
Express Employment Professionals - Kennewick , Washington
... fundraising special events to meet or exceed budget goals by securing participants, donors ... planning and problem-solving skills • Valid Driver's License and proof of insurance • Knowledge ...
Monster - 10 days ago
Win Bowling Alley Corp - Massapequa , NY
Long Island Party Entertainment Business is looking for a long term Special Events Coordinator ... Event planning experience is a plus BENEFITS: * Full time position * Family atmosphere * Fun ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Special Events Planner, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Special Events Planner in the United States. The base salary for Special Events Planner ranges from $36,786 to $56,068 with the average base salary of $45,752. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $36,786 to $56,068 with the average total cash compensation of $45,752.

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.