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Special Events Manager Salary
in Illinois, United States

$84,477 (USD)

Average Salary

$41/hr

Average Hourly

$3,430

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Special Events Manager is $84,477 a year and $41 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Special Events Manager is between $59,814 and $104,676. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Special Events Manager. 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:
  • Manages the strategy and planning of activities, and oversees staff responsible for coordinating and organizing meetings and special events and of various sizes.
  • Plans logistics and negotiates contract(s) for conferences, and/or events, with respect to budgets, speakers, entertainment, transportation, facilities, technology, equipment, logistical requirements, printing, food and beverage, and other related issues.
  • Negotiates terms and fees, and executes and administers multiple contracts with facilities, vendors, speakers, entertainers, etc., for service, in accordance with budget constraints and company policies and procedures.
Special Events Manager Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Job family population: 102,420

Estimated population of Special Events Manager jobs: 47,825

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$97,932
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 Manager Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Special Events Manager
Jul 8
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Chicago Solutions
Special Events Manager We are a premier marketing and advertising company in the area. Right now, we are looking to bring on 5 marketing and event-based individuals to jump start our new division. We ...
Special Events Coordinator
Jul 13
Naperville, IL, USA
Naper Settlement
Generating revenue producing and managing special events on Museum grounds, including but limited to Naper Nights, Oktoberfest and All Hallows Eve. Responsible for planning, coordinating and ...
Special Event Management Trainee
Jun 17
Downers Grove, IL, USA
IMMEDIATE HIRE: Marketing Management Firm
Serve as Event Manager when necessary * Serve as an enthusiastic member of the event staff and lead by example for interns The special events training program uses a hands on approach that will ...
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 Coordinator/Member Success Representative
Jul 8
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Chicagoland Singles
Organize facilities and manage all event's details such as seating, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material, or other. Ensure ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Special Events Manager is $84,477 a year and $41 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Special Events Manager is between $59,814 and $104,676. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Special Events Manager. 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 Manager Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Special Events Manager
Jul 8
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Chicago Solutions
Special Events Manager We are a premier marketing and advertising company in the area. Right now, we are looking to bring on 5 marketing and event-based individuals to jump start our new division. We ...
Special Events Coordinator
Jul 13
Naperville, IL, USA
Naper Settlement
Generating revenue producing and managing special events on Museum grounds, including but limited to Naper Nights, Oktoberfest and All Hallows Eve. Responsible for planning, coordinating and ...
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