Conference Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Conference Manager is $49,315 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Conference Manager Salary (?
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$36,060 - $69,471
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MEDIAN: $49,314
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Conference Manager Salary (?
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$9.50 - $23.38
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,060 - $69,471  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
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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$34,993 - $70,399  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.50 - $23.38  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
   
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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$34,993 - $70,399  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Conference Manager

Conference manager oversees all duties related to organizing conferences Duties that this manager may perform include finding sponsors to minimize client costs, following up with clients to confirm conference-related decisions, and locating the best vendors available within budget. The conference manager must present and respond to proposals and bids from vendors, find audio/visual providers, and determine accommodations for participants, conference locations, and transportation.
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Conference Manager Tasks
  • Work with copywriters, graphic designers and webmasters to create print and Web communications used before, during and after the conference.
  • Work with caterers, venues and other vendors to negotiate contracts and determine conference cost.
  • Handle meeting logistics including travel for attendees, meeting setup, entertainment, and catering.
  • Arrange supplies and equipment for speakers, vendors and workshop leaders for the day of the event.

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Pay by Experience Level for Conference Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Atlanta
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New York
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National Average
$49,000
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Experience Affects Conference Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Conference Manager Salaries

Contract Negotiation
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Event Planning
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National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 12%
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