Facts About Job
-Average Salary is $44,260 a year but you can make as much as $120,000.
-Able to own your own company and branch out into different areas
-There are no required licenses or certifications to be a wedding planner but if you want to be successful, experience and organization is very helpful.
-Decide your own salary
-You can be your own boss, so you can decide your own work hours and your work load.
-You can choose to travel to help plan destination weddings or stay local.
-Little training and requirements
-You get to help make the Bride and Groom's day one they can remember forever!
-Wedding Planner's are always in need because wedding's can get stressful therefore you will always have business.
-Talk to clients and get an idea of want they want their wedding to be like. This includes, venue, price range, theme, date and time of day, etc.
-Plan Rehearsal dinner, Bridesmaids fitting, Groomsmen fitting, and reception.
-Call all businesses that will need for planning the wedding like catering for the food and cake, and people who will set up for reception (decorations and flowers)
-Organize a timeline for the day of the wedding.
-Design wedding invitations and send them out according to their guest list.
-Be there the day of the wedding to supervise and make sure the wedding goes smoothly and they way the clients want.
A Day In The Life Of A Wedding Planner
Monday- Call clients and get ideas from them to start organizing details for the big day.
Tuesday- Go to bakery to do cake testing and decide on a wedding cake. Go to Florist and decide what flowers they want.
Wednesday- Go look at venues with them so they can pick a place.
Thursday- Go to different restaurants to taste food for the meal they want at the reception.
Friday- Go look at wedding dresses and tuxes and get fitted for the bride and the groom.