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Event planner salary in United States

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

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The average salary for a event planner is $22.51 per hour in the United States. 607 salaries reported, updated at November 23, 2022

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Top companies for Event Planners in United States

  1. Complete Weddings + Events
    96 reviews11 salaries reported
    $59.10per hour
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Highest paying cities for Event Planners near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $26.22 per hour
    24 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $25.85 per hour
    15 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $24.54 per hour
    14 salaries reported
  1. Denver, CO
    $24.16 per hour
    15 salaries reported
  2. Philadelphia, PA
    $23.82 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $23.74 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $23.55 per hour
    9 salaries reported
  2. Charlotte, NC
    $23.10 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  3. Miami, FL
    $22.38 per hour
    10 salaries reported
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Where can an Event Planner earn more?

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Most common benefits for Event Planners

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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Salary satisfaction

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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Event Coordinator

7,653 job openings

Average $20.76 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Event Planner

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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