Event Coordinator

Events Coordinators plan and organise special events, including parties, wedding receptions, product launches, conferences and conventions. The average salary of an Event Coordinator is $70,518 per annum.

Depending on whether you work in-house for an organisation or as part of an event management business, your daily duties can include scouting and booking venues, liaising with presenters and management, marketing, evaluation and reporting.

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Average salary
$70,518 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Min average salary
$63,190 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Max average salary
$77,846 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 9% more Event Coordinators employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)

Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as an Event Coordinator are:

  • NSW: 44%
  • QLD: 22.5%
  • VIC: 11.4%

Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Key skills required
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Good organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal and supervisory skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Neat personal appearance
  • Comfortable working with computers
  • Able to negotiate, delegate and work under pressure
  • Good time management skills

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