Average Cost of a Wedding Planner 2024

$1,831(day-of coordination)

In 2024, the average cost for a basic day-of wedding planner is between $1560-$2102.  Personality, communication style, and local referrals are said to be the most influential factors that brides consider when choosing a wedding planner.

  • Nearly 1 in 3 couples hire or use an event planner
  • Some planners charge a consultation fee to discuss the opportunity, details, and expectations.  Ask beforehand.
  • Ask your wedding venue if they have a preferred planner list or in-house option.

$3,988 (full-service coordination)

In 2024, the average cost for a full-service wedding planner is between $3614-$4362.  The exact services offered between planners can vary drastically with some luxury coordinators charging in excess of $10K for their professional services.  Use this cost as a rough estimate when selecting a planner.

  • Generally, June and August will be more expensive for wedding services than any other month.
  • Some full-service planners will charge a percent of your overall wedding cost, while others will charge a flat fee as their booking rate.

If you are only interested in having a wedding planner available on the wedding day, a part-time consultant may be a more cost-effective option.