How much does an Event Planner make in the United States?

226 salaries reported, updated at May 14, 2021
$17.15
per hour

The average salary for a event planner is $17.15 per hour in the United States and $2,000 profit sharing per year.

Profit sharing
$2,000
per year

Most common benefits

  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home
  • Food provided
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Gym membership
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Most common benefits for Event Planners

  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home
  • Food provided
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Gym membership
  • Pet insurance
  • Prescription drug insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Employee discount
  • 401(k)
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Based on 135 ratings

55% of Event planners in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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What are the different types of event planners?

Event planners can specialize and work as:

  • Corporate planner: Plan business meetings
  • Association planner: Organize voluntary meetings
  • Non-profit planner: Plan mostly fundraising
  • Government meeting planner: Coordinate events for government agencies according to government regulations for booking hotels and buying materials
  • Private event planner: Organize weddings or other private events
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