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Special Events Coordinator Salary

$58,142 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$1,721

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Special Events Coordinator is $58,142 a year and $28 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Special Events Coordinator is between $42,292 and $71,334. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Special Events Coordinator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Arranges and facilitates special events and activities, and controls an event from conception to clean up.
  • Coordinates details of events such as conferences, weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, charity events, surprise parties, trade shows, sales meetings, business meetings, employee appreciation events, and virtual events.
  • Conducts research, scouts venues, assists in negotiations for space contracts, secures event space, and visits venue to plan, create, and revise room layout.
  • Schedules speakers, vendors, and participants; and books talent, including musicians, bands, and disc jockeys.
Special Events Coordinator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Job family population: 102,420

Estimated population of Special Events Coordinator jobs: 47,825

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$67,403
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Special Events Coordinator Job Listings for United States

Coordinator of Special Events and Alumni Outreach - UCDC
Jul 9
Washington D.C., United States
University of California Office of the President
Coordinator of Special Events and Alumni Outreach - UCDC University of California, Office of the President Salary: Commensurate with experience Washington, DC Req #: 20190323 Closing Date: 07/15/2019 ...
Manager, Fund Development Special Events
Jul 10
Saint Louis, MO, USA
Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri
Coordinates and manages major fundraising events and programs annually such as: Dessert First ... Oversees creation and management of Special Events Revenue and Expense budget. * Other duties as ...
Event Coordinator
Jul 18
Columbus, OH, USA
SuperGames
Rotating schedule Responsibilities: - Hosting and Coordinating special events - Contacting clients for event logistics - Training and Supervising part-time staff - Coordinate load and unload of ...
Office and Event Coordinator
Jul 8
Worthington, OH, USA
Arnold Sports Festival
... other special events as assigned. Event Planning Responsibilities Could Include: · Manage and ... Office Coordinator Responsibilities Could Include: * Efficiently answer and respond to telephone ...
Special Events Manager
Jun 21
Chevy Chase, MD, USA
Chevy Chase Club
The Special Events Manager assists the Special Events Director and Assistant Director in promoting ... Coordinates and plans all types of private events and club functions including weddings, luncheons ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Special Events Coordinator is $58,142 a year and $28 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Special Events Coordinator is between $42,292 and $71,334. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Special Events Coordinator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Special Events Coordinator Job Listings for United States

Coordinator of Special Events and Alumni Outreach - UCDC
Jul 9
Washington D.C., United States
University of California Office of the President
Coordinator of Special Events and Alumni Outreach - UCDC University of California, Office of the President Salary: Commensurate with experience Washington, DC Req #: 20190323 Closing Date: 07/15/2019 ...
Manager, Fund Development Special Events
Jul 10
Saint Louis, MO, USA
Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri
Coordinates and manages major fundraising events and programs annually such as: Dessert First ... Oversees creation and management of Special Events Revenue and Expense budget. * Other duties as ...
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