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Average Conference, Wedding and Event Planner’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Conference, Wedding and Event Planners.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 1226.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: wedding planner, conference planner, festival organizer, special events organizer and convention planner.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton, Alberta at $27.47 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned are $20.00 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $42,000 – $52,000.
Government labour market data indicates that the number of job seekers will be larger than job vacancies in this profession for the near future.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Conference, Wedding and Event Planners in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||15.00||26.96||40.38||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||18.27||27.47||47.00||2019|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||16.15||24.00||31.15||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||13.50||24.04||32.12||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||11.50||20.00||29.67||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||11.55||20.00||29.12||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||14.00||21.63||42.00||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario||16.00||24.52||32.97||2018|
|Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario(1)||14.00||24.52||37.98||2018|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||14.00||24.52||37.98||2018|
|Prince Edward Island||–||–||–||–|
|Montreal – Quebec||14.00||20.00||28.21||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||11.32||26.00||47.01||2018|
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for administrative and financial supervisors and administrative occupations, which includes conference and wedding planners, is $28.97. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,008, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $52,000.
There are over 25,000 conference, wedding and event planners working in Canada.