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Event Planner salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
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 $45,167
Min: $38K
Max: $50K
Event Planner $50,875
Min: $36K
Max: $60K
Marketing Coordinator $53,395
Min: $40K
Max: $68K
Marketing Associate $55,808
Min: $40K
Max: $78K
Public Relations Specialist $57,692
Min: $32K
Max: $77K
Social Media Manager $64,727
Min: $35K
Max: $80K
Community Manager $64,733
Min: $45K
Max: $87K
Content Marketing Manager $64,750
Min: $42K
Max: $110K
Public Relations Manager $67,333
Min: $45K
Max: $105K
SEO Manager $69,188
Min: $57K
Max: $90K
Email Marketing Manager $73,545
Min: $57K
Max: $86K
Digital Marketing Manager $77,395
Min: $45K
Max: $118K
Marketing Manager $85,960
Min: $47K
Max: $125K
Brand Manager $102,222
Min: $74K
Max: $132K
Marketing Operations Manager $103,422
Min: $80K
Max: $125K
Product Marketing Manager $106,462
Min: $70K
Max: $137K
Senior Marketing Manager $116,652
Min: $80K
Max: $155K
Director of Marketing $126,159
Min: $70K
Max: $200K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $131,692
Min: $108K
Max: $153K
Vice President of Marketing $176,455
Min: $125K
Max: $296K
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) $220,415
Min: $100K
Max: $356K

Event Planner jobs in Chicago

Events Manager

2 days ago
Morningstar’s Marketing and Communications group seeks an enthusiastic, results-driven Events Manager to support the annual Morningstar Investment Conference in Chicago, third-party conferences, and onsite client and internal events. This position focuses on event planning and creating memorable experiences for our customers and employees and is based in our Chicago office. 

Events Coordinator

3 weeks ago
Plan/execute event details to ensure cohesive results for GRI’s image and brand identity at events. Impeccable customer service – you’ll be interacting with hundreds of Loan Officers across the US to help execute their perfect event. Negotiate with venues, event organizers, contractors, and hotels on agenda and cost proposals until contract completion. Organize leisure outings including offsite tours, group activities, dining and social experiences. Direct the planning/execution of timelines and logistics for each event. Creation of marketing materials and signage consistent with GRI image. Create, maintain and execute event budget within the pre-approved expenditure allotments. Manage multiple events at one time. Creativity! How can this event be cooler, more fun or unique? Assist with onsite activation for large corporate events. Patience and a positive attitude. Our company is rapidly growing so we have a constant influx of new Loan Officer’s; we want to make sure we are here to answer any questions, brainstorm cool event ideas and help them grow their business using our team.

Webinar and Events Coordinator

1 day ago
The event marketing coordinator will be responsible for planning and execution of virtual webinars and on-ground events for select All Campus clients. Reporting to the marketing manager, the coordinator will execute a high volume of webinars including, program information sessions, application workshops, and student events. You will also coordinate and manage participation in tradeshows, conferences and other events. The marketing and events

Part-Time Catering Event Coordinator

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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 Marketing Associate

12 hours ago
About eSpark At eSpark, we are building the next generation of tools to help students succeed in school and in life. Using teacher insight and empirical data, we curate the best learning resources to create a personalized experience for each student. We continue to demonstrate meaningful achievement results among students from all backgrounds. Marketing at eSpark We are looking for a talented event planner to join eSpark’s marketing team. You

Head of Weddings & Events

2 weeks 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

Email Marketing
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Customer Relationship Management
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Marketing Operations
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Brand Marketing & Strategy
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Marketing Analytics
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Recent Event Planner salaries in Chicago

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