Conference Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Conference Manager is $49,139 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Conference Manager Total Pay (?
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$36,084 - $68,685
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MEDIAN: $49,138
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Conference Manager Total Pay (?
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$9.53 - $22.71
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,084 - $68,685  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,000  
Commission
$1,977 - $6,250  
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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$35,240 - $70,153  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.53 - $22.71  
   
Overtime
$19.88 - $37.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,000  
   
Commission
$1,977 - $6,250  
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).
)
$35,240 - $70,153  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 185
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Job Description for Conference Manager

  • 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

Experienced
up arrow 17%
Late-Career
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Conference Manager Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%
National Average
$49,000
Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
84%
female alumni
 
Male
16%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 11%
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