Conference Coordinator Salary

Average Conference Coordinators in the United States make around $41K per year. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Conference Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Conference Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,678 - $56,509
$31K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $41,039
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$12.40 - $25.54
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,678 - $56,509  
   
Bonus
$0.28 - $9,562  
Profit Sharing
$2,700  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,852 - $57,405  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.40 - $25.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$17.50  
Overtime
$17.70 - $35.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.28 - $9,562  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,700  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,852 - $57,405  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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Job Description for Conference Coordinator

Conference coordinators help set up conferences and provide administrative support on-site. Their duties may include coordinating conference speakers, managing conference staff, managing hotel or on-site materials for the conference, and overseeing technical requirements for the conference (such as audio and visual equipment). They also oversee the production and content of the conference program book, as well as pitch advertising and sponsorships for the conferences. Conference coordinators also perform office activities, such as taking inbound calls, responding to voice mails, emailing responses to inquiries, and using copiers and scanners to produce items related to inquiries. These professionals generally work in an office setting, although travel is frequently required to complete pre-conference tasks and provide on-site support as the conference occurs.

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Conference Coordinator Tasks

  • Guide all aspects of conference coordination, from initial planning to post­conference cleanup.
  • Perform crisis management through every stage of conference coordination.
  • Work within a budget to plan events.
  • Interview and hire vendors, resolving any conflicts or cancellations.
  • Understand and fulfill client objectives and requests.

Common Career Paths for Conference Coordinator


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Although many Conference Coordinators transition into Event Coordinator roles, the latter job seems to pay slightly less with an average reported annual income of $36K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Conference Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Conference Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Conference Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 71 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Conference Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Conference Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 24 salaries. A Conference Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Conference Coordinator

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Conference Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

▲7%

Experienced
▲3%

▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Skills That Affect Conference Coordinator Salaries



National Average
$41,000

Customer Service
▼18%

Organizing
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 18%
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