Wedding planner earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Wedding planner salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Hawaii $60,340
New York $60,510
District of Columbia $65,090
New Jersey $61,750
Virginia $57,980
Connecticut $56,470
Texas $53,230
Rhode Island $52,940
California $53,100
Illinois $48,512
Massachusetts $52,480
Maryland $55,760
Indiana $48,970
Washington $49,690
Pennsylvania $46,305
Minnesota $51,650
Colorado $48,210
Georgia $48,370
Alaska $53,320
New Hampshire $45,690
Delaware $47,160
Vermont $45,260
Oregon $46,240
Tennessee $41,170
Florida $45,130
Ohio $44,890
North Dakota $45,360
Nevada $43,320
Michigan $45,530
North Carolina $42,520
Maine $43,730
Alabama $42,151
Arizona $41,000
Wisconsin $44,610
Nebraska $44,270
Arkansas $39,000
Missouri $42,390
Utah $41,680
Iowa $43,980
Wyoming $42,700
Oklahoma $42,030
West Virginia $41,210
Kansas $40,190
Louisiana $39,100
Mississippi $37,700
Montana $37,610
South Carolina $36,860
Kentucky $36,480
New Mexico $34,270
Idaho $35,380
South Dakota $35,450
Guam $35,740
Puerto Rico $22,710

How do wedding planner salaries compare to similar careers?

Wedding planners earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than private detectives but more than meter readers.

Career Median Salary
Private detective salary $51K
Lodging manager salary $50K
Embalmer salary $48K
Substance abuse social worker salary $47K
Executive assistant salary $48K
Wedding planner salary $46K
Insurance sales agent salary $43K
Hazardous materials removal worker salary $44K
Event planner salary $42K
Meter reader salary $42K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)