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Special Events Coordinator Salary
in Alexandria, Virginia

$63,951 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,893

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Special Events Coordinator is $63,951 a year and $31 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Special Events Coordinator is between $46,517 and $78,461. 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 Alexandria, Virginia.

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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 Alexandria, Virginia, 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:
$74,137
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Alexandria, Virginia

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Description: Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 139,966, and in 2016, the population was estimated to be 160,530. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington, D.C. Like the rest of Northern Virginia, as well as Central Maryland, modern Alexandria has been influenced by its proximity to the U.S. capital. It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract...

Special Events Coordinator Job Listings for Alexandria, Virginia

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 ...
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 ...
HIV & Health Equity Program Coordinator
Jul 16
Human Rights Campaign
... special events. The HIV and Health Equity Program Coordinator will also support the work addressing the unique challenges and inequities facing young gay and bisexual men and transgender women of ...
Conference Services Coordinator
May 21
Washington, DC, USA
JONES NETWORKING
... events and conferences. Our client offers competitive salary and amazing benefits to include ... special arrangements or services, including transportation, restaurant, travel and lodging.
Meeting Planner
Jul 11
Manassas, VA, USA
Cape Fox Shared Services
Meeting Coordination * Meet with client to determine specifications * Coordinate multiple meetings ... Other duties as assigned and special projects * Other duties as assigned by supervisor JOB ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Special Events Coordinator is $63,951 a year and $31 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Special Events Coordinator is between $46,517 and $78,461. 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 Alexandria, Virginia.

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Special Events Coordinator Job Listings for Alexandria, Virginia

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 ...
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 ...
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