DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EVENTS SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$82,000
$42,000
Min 10%
$82,000
Median 50%
$159,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Harvard University
Highest Paying City
Binghamton, NY
Highest Paying State
Pennsylvania
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a director of special events make?
Directors Of Special Events in America make, on average, $82,849 a year or $39.83 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 118,000. The top 10 percent earn over $160,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $42,000 annually. Hospitality companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Directors Of Special Events. Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and New York have the highest paying Director Of Special Events jobs. The typical tenure for a Director Of Special Events is 3.3 years.

Average Director Of Special Events Salary By Company

Directors Of Special Events can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Directors Of Special Events are Hospitality companies and Professional companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Directors Of Special Events are Harvard University and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Companies like Washington University in St. Louis and ADP also report very competitive wages for Directors Of Special Events.

Average Director Of Special Events Salary By Location

Directors Of Special Events in the US makes an average salary of $82,849 per year or $39.83 per hour. The city with the highest Director Of Special Events salary is Binghamton, NY at $102,270 per year. Even an entry-level Director Of Special Events makes $44,000 per year in Binghamton, NY. The highest earning states when it comes to Director Of Special Events salaries are Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and New York. The lowest earning states are Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, and Georgia.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Binghamton, NY
$102,270
2
Philadelphia, PA
$102,171
3
Newark, NJ
$101,963
4
Grand Forks, ND
$98,373
5
Washington, DC
$98,322

Average Director Of Special Events Salary By Industry

Director Of Special Events salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Pharmaceutical companies, Hospitality companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Directors Of Special Events. Salaries for Directors Of Special Events in Pharmaceutical companies average $90,423 annually, while Hospitality companies and Professional companies pay $85,118 and $78,231, respectively. The average salary for Directors Of Special Events in the Health Care industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $74,848.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Pharmaceutical
$90,423
2
Hospitality
$85,118
3
Professional
$78,231
4
Health Care
$74,848

RECENTLY ADDED Director Of Special Events SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Goodwin Recruiting
Director of Special Events
10/29/2019
$95,000
The University of Alabama
Director of Special Events
10/14/2019
$54,101
University of Pennsylvania
Director of Special Events
10/08/2019
$59,703
Goodwin Recruiting
Director of Special Events
09/27/2019
$85,000
Middlebury College
Director of Special Events
09/25/2019
$61,216
Binghamton University
Director of Special Events
09/20/2019
$62,000
Mt. San Antonio College
Director of Special Events
07/25/2019
$123,756
University of Notre Dame
Director of Special Events
06/13/2019
$75,000
University of New Mexico
Director of Special Events
06/10/2019
$35,124
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director of Special Events
06/10/2019
$100,000
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