Meeting & Convention Services Managers in the United States take home an average $48K per year. Location is the main element affecting pay for this group — career duration and the individual firm are driving factors as well. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 83 percent of Meeting & Convention Services Managers are female. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Meeting & Convention Services Managers. A large number get medical and dental insurance, and more than half get vision plans, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,331 - $65,369
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$35K
$48K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,034
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$10.93 - $24.72
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,331 - $65,369  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $9,696  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
Commission
$6,500  
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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$35,092 - $67,646  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.93 - $24.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.47  
Overtime
$16.22 - $31.30  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $9,696  
   
Commission
$6,500  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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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$35,092 - $67,646  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Job Description for Meeting / Convention Services Manager

Meeting/convention services managers are in charge of ensuring that attendees have an exceptional experience during meetings and conventions. They are responsible for communicating with planners regarding specific details and arrangements, as well as checking function books to make sure proper space and time has been allocated and arranged. These managers also conduct site inspections to check accommodations, meet with clients to cultivate business relationships, and recommend external services depending on the requirements for the event. They conduct meetings with clients prior to the event to finalize details and with meeting planners after the event to review bill terms and evaluate service.

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Meeting / Convention Services 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.

Common Career Paths for Meeting / Convention Services Manager


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As Meeting & Convention Services Managers transition into upper-level roles like Event Managers, it's possible that they won't see a change in salary. Event Managers earn the same amount as Meeting & Convention Services Managers on average.

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Hilton Worldwide offers the lowest compensation; the median salary there averages out to only $46K. The pay range is also narrow, ranging between $38K and $113K.

Pay by Experience Level for Meeting / Convention Services Manager

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


Meeting & Convention Services Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $43K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $49K. Meeting & Convention Services Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $51K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $62K.

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What is it like working as a Meeting / Convention Services Manager?

Meeting / Convention Services Manager in Colorado Springs:
Pros: The most enjoyable aspect of my job is the satisfaction that after 4-6 months of hard work and time. The event was a successful outcome for both the client and the property. My job is to be a host and when my clients or guests feel welcomed. I know I have done my job.
Cons: The only fault in my job is working with individuals who do not put the passion and effort that others do.

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Experience Affects Meeting / Convention Services Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Meeting / Convention Services Manager Salaries

Event Management
up arrow 3%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

National Average
$48,000

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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