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Special Events Coordinator Salary
in Illinois, United States

$59,898 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,773

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Special Events Coordinator is $59,898 a year and $29 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Special Events Coordinator is between $43,569 and $73,489. 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 Illinois, 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 Illinois, 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:
$69,439
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Special Events Coordinator Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Event Coordinator/Member Success Representative
Jul 8
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Chicagoland Singles
... special guests, equipment, promotional material, etc. Responsibilities Event planning, design, and ... Preferred Requirements Proven experience as an events planner or organizer An impressive portfolio ...
Volunteer/Special Events Coordinator
May 16
Pekin, IL, USA
Tazewell Animal Protective Society
TAPS is seeking an enthusiastic individual to manage our volunteer program and special events to raise funds for the animal shelter. The right candidate will be able to multi-task in a busy, fast ...
Event Planning: Special Events Associate
Jun 26
Glen Ellyn, IL, USA
APPLY TODAY!
Responsibilities: * Assist the Promotions Coordinator in developing and executing sales and ... special events training program uses a hands on approach that will challenge our team to learn ...
Speaker Program Coordinator
Jul 16
us
Meetings & Events International
The Program Coordinator serves as primary support for meeting and event logistics planning for ... special projects as assigned Qualifications and Skills:Bachelor's degree preferred 1-3 years of ...
Event Specialists - Entry Level
Jun 26
Brookfield, IL, USA
IMMEDIATE HIRE: Marketing Management Firm
This position is considered to be a crucial member of the Special Events team and reports directly to the Promotions Coordinator. Event Specialists will be responsible for driving brand awareness and ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Special Events Coordinator is $59,898 a year and $29 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Special Events Coordinator is between $43,569 and $73,489. 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 Illinois, United States.

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Special Events Coordinator Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Event Coordinator/Member Success Representative
Jul 8
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Chicagoland Singles
... special guests, equipment, promotional material, etc. Responsibilities Event planning, design, and ... Preferred Requirements Proven experience as an events planner or organizer An impressive portfolio ...
Volunteer/Special Events Coordinator
May 16
Pekin, IL, USA
Tazewell Animal Protective Society
TAPS is seeking an enthusiastic individual to manage our volunteer program and special events to raise funds for the animal shelter. The right candidate will be able to multi-task in a busy, fast ...
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