Event Planner Salary Chicago: Updated 2018 | Built In Chicago
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Event Planner salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$50,875
$4,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$54,875
Total Compensation
Median: $51K
Min: $36K
Max: $60K

How Much Does a Event Planner Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Event Planner in Chicago is $50,875. The average additional cash compensation for a Event Planner in Chicago is $4,000. The average total compensation for a Event Planner in Chicago is $54,875. Event Planner salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Event Planner employees in Chicago.

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Event Planner Salary ranges

The most common Event Planner salary in Chicago is between $50k - $60k.

Average Event Planner Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Event Planner make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $60,000 on average.

Event Planner Salary by gender

Event Planner Salary by Years of Experience

Average Marketing salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
SEO Specialist $42,667
Min: $35K
Max: $48K
Event Planner $50,875
Min: $36K
Max: $60K
Marketing Associate $53,909
Min: $40K
Max: $71K
Marketing Coordinator $55,214
Min: $40K
Max: $68K
Public Relations Specialist $55,273
Min: $32K
Max: $70K
Content Marketing Manager $62,700
Min: $42K
Max: $110K
Social Media Manager $64,727
Min: $35K
Max: $80K
Public Relations Manager $64,833
Min: $45K
Max: $105K
Community Manager $65,929
Min: $45K
Max: $87K
SEO Manager $69,188
Min: $57K
Max: $90K
Email Marketing Manager $73,545
Min: $57K
Max: $86K
Digital Marketing Manager $77,367
Min: $46K
Max: $118K
Marketing Manager $86,187
Min: $47K
Max: $125K
Brand Manager $102,222
Min: $74K
Max: $132K
Marketing Operations Manager $103,422
Min: $80K
Max: $125K
Product Marketing Manager $107,120
Min: $70K
Max: $137K
Senior Marketing Manager $118,318
Min: $82K
Max: $155K
Director of Marketing $128,615
Min: $80K
Max: $200K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $131,692
Min: $108K
Max: $153K
Vice President of Marketing $177,176
Min: $134K
Max: $296K
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) $218,673
Min: $100K
Max: $356K

Event Planner jobs in Chicago
13

Catering Event Coordinator

Chicago
3 days ago
Fooda is currently recruiting for a Catering Event Coordinator to support our growing catering client roster. These are excellent opportunities for candidates with a hospitality background who are eager to learn about catering and our large network of restaurant partners.

Part-Time Catering Event Coordinator

Chicago
3 days ago
Fooda is currently recruiting for a Catering Event Coordinator to support our growing catering client roster. These are excellent opportunities for candidates with a hospitality background who are eager to learn about catering and our large network of restaurant partners.

Part-Time PopUp Event Coordinator

Chicago
3 days ago
Fooda is currently recruiting for a Part Time PopUp Event Coordinator to support our growing popup client roster. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with a hospitality or event background who are eager to learn about customer service and Fooda's growing network of restaurants.

Event Coordinator Trainee (Chicago, IL)

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+11
Internship position located in our Chicago officeEvent Production Department, reporting to Program Director / Manager

Director, Events

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+23
The Director, Events will serve as a key member of the Marketing & Communications teams to strategically own and manage Uptake’s events strategy – both externally at trade shows/conferences throughout our target industries, as well as Uptake owned and branded events. Must be extremely organized and able to drive the Uptake brand strategy forward, while focusing on lead acquisition, thought leadership and content channels. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and thrive on self-motivation, flexibility and collaboration is required.

National Events Manager

Chicago
2 weeks ago
Overview The National Events Manager is responsible for managing the event design and execution of assigned events across the tronc portfolio.   This position develops event identity, value proposition, vitals, audience experience, programming/content assumptions, style/flow mandates, promotion, production & operational musts, timeline, and data strategy for each assigned event.  The National Event Manager oversees implementation of production,

Regional Events Director

Chicago
2 weeks ago
Overview The Regional Events Director has strategic oversight of all aspects of the events business management to drive consumer and sponsor revenue for assigned markets.  This position will oversee event sales and strategy, financial planning, budget management, and localization of signature and custom events.  The director will lead cross departmental collaboration with a focus on driving impactful, revenue generating, and high quality events. 

Public Relations and Events Manager

Chicago
5 days ago
+12
Our Manager, Events and PR will lead the planning, development, and and execution of our conference attendance, hosted client events, and public relations strategy. As the Manager Events and PR, you will be responsible for ensuring that our events and PR efforts are aligned with overall Lumere marketing objectives. This person will work closely with executive thought leaders and key internal stakeholders to shape overall events and PR strategy and have responsibility for end-to-end event planning and how we engage customers and prospects before/during/after each event, as well as building & leveraging relationships with press and influencers to evangelize the Lumere brand, mission, and movement in the market. The successful candidate is creative, highly organized, and results-oriented, with a proven ability to work on concurrent initiatives and collaborate effectively with senior management. They also share a passion with their teammates for building and delivering a market-leading, web-based solution used to transform healthcare.

Client Events Program Manager (Remote)

Northwest Suburbs
5 days ago
+19
We are seeking Program Manager of Client Events to help Paylocity coordinate world class events for our clients.  The goals of these events will be to increase the client’s engagement and retention with PCTY.  The program manager will report to Director of Client Engagement and work with various stakeholders to execute and manage both an annual event and targeted regional events.  

Experiential Marketing and Events Specialist

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+16
Own events from conception, through planning and execution. Manage event logistics, working closely with vendors such as caterers, service providers, A/V, decorators, freight, etc. Participate in the strategic planning process for meetings and events, including identifying event objectives and constructing initial budgets. Oversee vendor and venue sourcing/selection, management and supervision. Manage budget, track and report expenditures, and reconcile event billing. Monitor time lines for multiple events, including sponsorship deliverables, payment schedules, communication deadlines, etc. Manage trade show booth creation & set-ups. Review event communication (microsites, invitations, emails) for information accuracy. Contribute to post-event reports and debriefs. Travel for site selections, pre-planning meetings and to manage events, sometimes with short notice.

Marketing and Events Intern (Academic Year)

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+18
The Marketing and Events Intern will work with the Marketing and Events Specialist, as well as cross-functional teams with a focus on sales and design. As Marketing and Events Intern, you will aid in the planning, coordination and execution of marketing programs ranging in size and scope - from trade show executions, to medical advisory boards, to internal corporate events.

Head of Weddings & Events

Chicago
3 days ago
About Us: Flowers for Dreams is changing the way we buy and send flowers online. Locally crafted flowers for fair and honest prices with hand delivery in Chicago and Milwaukee. Every bouquet benefits an amazing local charity. Named one of Business Insider's Most Inspiring Companies in America. Responsibilities: Oversee the wedding & events business unit and it's multi-million dollar P&L. Recruit, hire, and grow the existing wedding & events

Skills that affect Event Planner salaries in Chicago

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Email Marketing
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Customer Relationship Management
0% have this skill
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Event Marketing
0% have this skill
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Marketing Operations
0% have this skill
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Brand Marketing & Strategy
0% have this skill
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Marketing Analytics
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Recent Event Planner salaries in Chicago

$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Events and Partnerships Manager reported a yearly salary of $60,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$36,000
Yearly Salary
A Event Planner reported a yearly salary of $36,000 with +$4,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$52,000
Yearly Salary
A Event Planner reported a yearly salary of $52,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$45,000
Yearly Salary
A Event Planner reported a yearly salary of $45,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$50,000
Yearly Salary
A Event Planner reported a yearly salary of $50,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$51,000
Yearly Salary
A Event Planner reported a yearly salary of $51,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$55,000
Yearly Salary
A Event Planner reported a yearly salary of $55,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$58,000
Yearly Salary
A Event Planner reported a yearly salary of $58,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
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