Event Coordinator

What Does An Event Coordinator Do?

An event coordinator in a hospital is responsible for organizing and planning hospital-related events. This includes checking in guests as they register, interacting with hotels and printing companies to prepare for the event, and dealing with all of the accounting associated with the event.

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How Do I Become An Event Coordinator?

A four-year bachelor’s degree in hospitality management, business, marketing, advertising, communications, or a related field will likely be required to obtain this position.

What is the Average Salary For An Event Coordinator?

High – 83,000
Median – 47,000
Low – 25,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become An Event Coordinator?

  • English – As much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Business
  • Hospitality
  • Marketing
  • Graphic Arts
  • Psychology

What Is The Work Environment For An Event Coordinator?

An event coordinator may work in any large organization that holds large events.

What Is The Future Outlook For An Event Coordinator?

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada