What does an Event Planner do?

Event Planner Salaries

Average Base Pay

HK$21,566 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: HK$22K
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Event Planner Career Path

Learn how to become an Event Planner, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Years of Experience Distribution

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Event Planner Insights

Read what Event Planner professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Streamlined Communications
Event Manager
10 Oct 2022

“directly leadership was good but anyone hire took day and weeks to respond to any and all requests”

British Institute of RadiologyBritish Institute of Radiology
Events Manager
30 Sept 2021

“The younger staff were clicky and pretty much bullied me in my role so I left.”

Events Assistant
6 Dec 2022

“Experience helped elevate me in my career and got me a far better opportunity than working here.”

Glue UpGlue Up
Global Event Manager
26 May 2023

“it was difficult to balance work and personal life because you work at a global scale and have to assist everyone 24/7”

Event Management Intern
10 May 2021

“The people working with me were very nice so I totally enjoyed working with them.”

Encore GlobalEncore Global
Director, Event Technology
3 Feb 2021

“Many opportunities to advance your career if you are interested in a field operations management position.”

Event Planning Manager
23 Jun 2021

“Salary is not comparable to being in the same position in the tech industry versus the hospitality industry.”

Icecube Event ManagementIcecube Event Management
Event Management Intern
24 May 2022

“I'm always grateful to Team Icecube for giving me such a great opportunity as a beginner.”

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Event Planner Interviews

Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of event planners

The typical day of an event planner includes(https://www.glassdoor.com/Career/event-planner-career_KO0,13.htm)taking a client's vision and turning it into an event. An event planner is responsible for planning, organizing, and coordinating all aspects of an event. Important tasks may include hiring vendors, overseeing staff, and ensuring that all aspects come together on the day of the event.

The best part about working as an event planner is that they're in demand in many industries to plan corporate events and retreats. Working conditions are often versatile too, as professionals may spend traditional work hours meeting with clients and vendors but nights and weekends overseeing events.

Event planners have the opportunity to earn competitive pay. The average salary for an event planner is HK$21,566 per year in the United States. Event planners who work with larger corporations planning large events may earn even more, sometimes up to HK$31,000 per year.

Working as an event planner can be a stressful job at times, as the client expects them to meet their goals while also maintaining the company budget. One challenge of being an event planner is that they must also maintain good relationships with vendors and have strong problem-solving skills in order to overcome common challenges.

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