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What is the average salary for Event Planners in the United States?

Event Planners earn an average hourly wage of $24.48. Hourly wages typically start from $12.47 and go up to $39.45. Event Planners earn an average salary of $50,910 per year. Salaries typically start from $25,940 and go up to $82,060.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

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

$39.45 an hour $82,060 per year
Senior

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

$29.60 an hour $61,570 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Event Planners in the United States earn:

$22.35 an hour $46,490 per year
Junior

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

$16.67 an hour $34,680 per year
Starting

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

$12.47 an hour $25,940 per year

Historical salary for Event Planners in the United States

Event Planner salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Event Planner Salary in District of Columbia $32.69 $68,000 # 1
Event Planner Salary in New York $29.80 $61,980 # 2
Event Planner Salary in Connecticut $29.63 $61,630 # 3
Event Planner Salary in Massachusetts $29.01 $60,350 # 4
Event Planner Salary in Virginia $27.84 $57,910 # 5
Event Planner Salary in New Jersey $27.76 $57,740 # 6
Event Planner Salary in Maryland $27.39 $56,970 # 7
Event Planner Salary in California $26.21 $54,510 # 8
Event Planner Salary in Illinois $24.57 $51,110 # 9
Event Planner Salary in Washington $24.49 $50,950 # 10
Event Planner Salary in Alaska $24.16 $50,260 # 11
Event Planner Salary in Hawaii $23.85 $49,600 # 12
Event Planner Salary in Georgia $23.42 $48,720 # 13
Event Planner Salary in Texas $23.35 $48,580 # 14
Event Planner Salary in Florida $22.90 $47,640 # 15
Event Planner Salary in Nevada $22.79 $47,400 # 16
Event Planner Salary in Alabama $22.63 $47,060 # 17
Event Planner Salary in Pennsylvania $22.42 $46,630 # 18
Event Planner Salary in North Carolina $22.37 $46,530 # 19
Event Planner Salary in New Hampshire $22.15 $46,080 # 20
Event Planner Salary in Delaware $22.16 $46,080 # 21
Event Planner Salary in Oklahoma $22.14 $46,060 # 22
Event Planner Salary in Rhode Island $22.10 $45,970 # 23
Event Planner Salary in Oregon $22.01 $45,770 # 24
Event Planner Salary in Michigan $21.98 $45,710 # 25
Event Planner Salary in Vermont $21.93 $45,620 # 26
Event Planner Salary in Minnesota $21.93 $45,620 # 27
Event Planner Salary in Missouri $21.83 $45,400 # 28
Event Planner Salary in Iowa $21.76 $45,250 # 29
Event Planner Salary in New Mexico $21.71 $45,160 # 30
Event Planner Salary in Colorado $21.61 $44,950 # 31
Event Planner Salary in Idaho $21.61 $44,950 # 32
Event Planner Salary in North Dakota $21.47 $44,660 # 33
Event Planner Salary in Indiana $21.37 $44,440 # 34
Event Planner Salary in Wyoming $21.32 $44,350 # 35
Event Planner Salary in Arizona $21.23 $44,160 # 36
Event Planner Salary in Kansas $21.03 $43,750 # 37
Event Planner Salary in Maine $20.85 $43,370 # 38
Event Planner Salary in Utah $20.79 $43,240 # 39
Event Planner Salary in Wisconsin $20.71 $43,070 # 40
Event Planner Salary in South Carolina $20.61 $42,870 # 41
Event Planner Salary in Louisiana $20.34 $42,310 # 42
Event Planner Salary in Ohio $19.98 $41,560 # 43
Event Planner Salary in Montana $19.93 $41,450 # 44
Event Planner Salary in Tennessee $19.72 $41,020 # 45
Event Planner Salary in Nebraska $19.14 $39,800 # 46
Event Planner Salary in Kentucky $18.91 $39,330 # 47
Event Planner Salary in West Virginia $18.66 $38,800 # 48
Event Planner Salary in Arkansas $17.56 $36,520 # 49
Event Planner Salary in Mississippi $17.44 $36,280 # 50
Event Planner Salary in South Dakota $15.61 $32,460 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics