How Much Do Event Planners Make?


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Event planners tend to make about $50,000 a year, as of 2012. The highest paid event planners can make up to $80,000, while the lowest can make $27,000 or less.

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Event planners have the highest average incomes in Washington D.C., Massachusetts and New Jersey, and have the lowest average income in South Dakota. Event planners in New York's Nassau and Suffolk counties and Connecticut's Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk metro area have the highest average pay among metropolitan areas. Employers of event planners are beginning to require that their employees hold degrees in a business discipline such as hospitality management or marketing, because the field now includes responsibilities that require a degree.

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