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Event Coordinator

Find out how to become an event coordinator. Learn more about salary, expectations, future growth and job expectations.

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The current average salary of an Event Coordinator is $50,700 - 63,800 annually


Event coordinators arrange, promote and execute organised events such as seminars, conferences, parties and other professional or social events. Responsibilities include meeting with clients, coordinating budgets and hiring contractors. The industry is expected to experience strong growth over the next 5 years, employing 31,400 people by 2022.

Read more about the events and tourism industry.

Key skills

Event coordinators have good customer service, administration and organisational skills.

  • Excellent communication, networking, and interpersonal skills
  • A keen sense of time management
  • Ability to coordinate resources efficiently
  • Ability to work within a budget
  • Liaise with contractors
  • Able to efficiently perform clerical tasks

Quick facts

Working as an event coordinator will allow you maximise your organisational, time management, and people skills to create a great event experience for others.

  • Average Hours Worked
    40 full-time hours per week vs. all jobs average of 40 hours
  • Main Industries
    Administration and business; arts and recreation; and food and accommodation
  • Average qualification level
    Recommended qualification levels for event coordinators start at a diploma level

* All information on this page has been complied using figures from and the Australian Government's - all figures are indications only, and are accurate at time of publication. Please do your own research before selecting a course or career.

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