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Happily Ever After Wedding Planning Haley Harper
The Beginning of the Rest of Your Life In the United States On average, US couples spend $25,656 for their wedding. However, the majority of couples spend between $19,242 and $32,070. In Wake County Number of Weddings- 6,126 Average Wedding Cost- $29,725 Number of Guests- 139 to 149
Why do you need a wedding planner? Weddings should be one of the happiest days of your life An amazing dress A delicious cake A breathtaking venue A proud family A happy groom And a beautiful bride Wedding planners want to help Trying to accomplish all of that can be to overwhelming for one person to take on themselves, all they want to do is help make your day as special as it can possible be
The Dress To some brides the dress is the focus point, making it the most important part of the wedding Money can be problem at times, so wedding planers try to take some of the burden of the bride by helping them stay in their budget Average cost- $890 to $1,484 The % of people who buy a weddigng dress- 85% to 95% Desinger or custom dresses- $1,781 to $2,374+
The Cake There is nothing better then a memorable cake… Have a center piece at your reception that no one will forget Wedding Cake- $316 - $526 The % of people who buy cake- 80% to 90% Made by a professional or custom mad cake- $632 to $842+
The Venue Different Venue The church you grew up in A city park Your favorite country club Destination Venue (Hawaii, Ireland, etc.) An ocean view Keep it close to home… in your very own backyard The Average amount people spend on a location they have to rent- $2,630 to $4,384 The % of people who rent a location- 71% to 81% Cost for a destination venue or a popular location- $5,261 to $7,014+
Wedding Planner Salaries for wedding planers who work for a wedding planning company normally range anywhere from $26,000-$34,000 per year Wedding Planners who work independently can expect to be paid anywhere from $500 to $5,000 per event. A Church Wedding Planner is normally a person who works with the church to help plan the wedding only. She will have a rate of pay of $50 – $100.