Conference Coordinator Salary

An average Conference Coordinator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $43K per year. Residence and years of experience 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. Female Conference Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Conference Coordinators. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,437 - $58,636
$31K
$43K
$59K
MEDIAN: $42,518
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50%
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$12.61 - $27.40
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$17
$27
MEDIAN: $17.45
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$0$58K
Salary $31,437 - $58,636
Bonus $0.00 - $6,221
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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$29,012 - $58,482
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.61 - $27.40
Overtime $17.53 - $38.74
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,221
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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$29,012 - $58,482
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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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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Many Conference Coordinators move into Event Coordinator roles. Event Coordinators seem to make a little less than Conference Coordinators as their salaries average out to $36K a year.

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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
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Conference Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

▲5%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$41,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Conference Coordinator Salaries


National Average
$41,000


Customer Service
▼19%

Organizing
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 18%
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