What is the average salary for an Event Planner?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of an Event Planner is $50,190. Salaries start from $26,480 and go up to $79,550. Please note that the average salary for an Event Planner may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Event Planners in United States earn:

$79,550
Senior

The top 25% of Event Planners in United States earn:

$60,710
Experienced

The middle 50% of Event Planners in United States earn:

$46,260
Junior

The bottom 25% of Event Planners in United States earn:

$34,980
Starting

The bottom 10% of Event Planners in United States earn:

$26,480

Historical salary

Event Planner salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Event Planner Salary in District of Columbia 66,630 1
Event Planner Salary in Massachusetts 60,430 2
Event Planner Salary in New York 58,610 3
Event Planner Salary in New Jersey 58,160 4
Event Planner Salary in Connecticut 58,080 5
Event Planner Salary in Maryland 57,390 6
Event Planner Salary in Virginia 57,330 7
Event Planner Salary in Puerto Rico 55,090 8
Event Planner Salary in California 54,500 9
Event Planner Salary in Alaska 51,490 10
Event Planner Salary in Hawaii 51,060 11
Event Planner Salary in United States 50,190 12
Event Planner Salary in Washington 49,040 13
Event Planner Salary in Arizona 48,730 14
Event Planner Salary in Nevada 48,410 15
Event Planner Salary in Georgia 48,220 16
Event Planner Salary in Florida 48,180 17
Event Planner Salary in Rhode Island 48,010 18
Event Planner Salary in Illinois 47,950 19
Event Planner Salary in Delaware 47,940 20
Event Planner Salary in Wyoming 46,980 21
Event Planner Salary in New Hampshire 46,430 22
Event Planner Salary in Minnesota 46,220 23
Event Planner Salary in Pennsylvania 45,930 24
Event Planner Salary in Iowa 45,840 25
Event Planner Salary in Vermont 45,660 26
Event Planner Salary in Maine 45,300 27
Event Planner Salary in Michigan 45,170 28
Event Planner Salary in Louisiana 45,160 29
Event Planner Salary in Texas 45,140 30
Event Planner Salary in Alabama 45,020 31
Event Planner Salary in North Carolina 44,990 32
Event Planner Salary in Idaho 44,710 33
Event Planner Salary in Colorado 44,680 34
Event Planner Salary in Tennessee 44,210 35
Event Planner Salary in Indiana 44,000 36
Event Planner Salary in Missouri 43,890 37
Event Planner Salary in Oregon 43,880 38
Event Planner Salary in Wisconsin 43,540 39
Event Planner Salary in Utah 43,410 40
Event Planner Salary in Ohio 43,380 41
Event Planner Salary in New Mexico 42,700 42
Event Planner Salary in Kansas 42,150 43
Event Planner Salary in Nebraska 42,130 44
Event Planner Salary in North Dakota 41,690 45
Event Planner Salary in South Carolina 41,490 46
Event Planner Salary in West Virginia 40,420 47
Event Planner Salary in Kentucky 39,310 48
Event Planner Salary in Virgin Islands 38,180 49
Event Planner Salary in Mississippi 37,410 50
Event Planner Salary in Oklahoma 35,770 51
Event Planner Salary in Montana 35,770 52
Event Planner Salary in Arkansas 34,980 53
Event Planner Salary in South Dakota 31,610 54
Event Planner Salary in Guam 26,810 55

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics