Meeting / Convention Services Manager Salary

Pay for Meeting & Convention Services Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $49K per year. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure and the specific company. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and the greater part have vision insurance, as well. Women account for the majority of Meeting & Convention Services Managers who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. Most Meeting & Convention Services Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,229 - $65,766
$36K
$49K
$66K
MEDIAN: $48,596
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$10.47 - $24.49
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$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.44
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,229 - $65,766  
   
Bonus
$394.53 - $9,274  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Commission
$10,500  
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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$35,442 - $68,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.47 - $24.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.86  
Overtime
$15.48 - $30.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$394.53 - $9,274  
   
Commission
$10,500  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$35,442 - $68,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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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Popular Employer Salaries for Meeting / Convention Services Manager


Offering a median salary of only $46K, Hilton Worldwide pays the least. Not only that, but the earnings range of $38K to $113K is pretty narrow, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Meeting / Convention Services Manager

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


For Meeting & Convention Services Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $44K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $51K. Meeting & Convention Services Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $52K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Meeting & Convention Services Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $63K.

Meeting / Convention Services Manager Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Meeting / Convention Services Manager

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Meeting / Convention Services Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Meeting / Convention Services Manager Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲28%


Event Planning
▼0%

National Average
$48,000

Customer Service
▼7%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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