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Wedding and Event Planner Careers

Wedding and event planning is a $125 billion a year industry. With average costs for weddings and other events predicted to rise to $33,000 by 2013*, Wedding Consultants and Event Planners have a big responsibility to their clients. An experienced, full-time Wedding and Event Planner can organize 30 to 40 weddings or events per year. Most professional planners base their fee on a percentage of the total wedding cost (usually from 10% to 15%). According to the Association of Bridal Consultants, the average cost of a wedding is more than $27,000. You can see how quickly the earning possibilities can add up.

Growth Potential & Career Opportunities

  • Earn up to $39,000 a year!**
  • Create your own schedule
  • The typical event cost is more than $25,000!
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*Torpey, E.M. (2006-2007, Winter). Jobs in Weddings & Funerals. Occupational Outlook Quarterly, 31.
**With experience, all wage data is based on figures from the U.S Dept. of Labor's BLS website, professional associations and/or 3rd party resources website. Figures for this occupation were obtained http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes131121.htm. [March 31, 2015]. For more information, click here.
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