Meeting / Convention Planner Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Meeting / Convention Planner is $48,287 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Meeting / Convention Planner Salary (?
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$33,481 - $71,329
(Median)
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48K
60K
71K
MEDIAN: $48,287
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Meeting / Convention Planner Salary (?
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$14.19 - $34.25
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,481 - $71,329  
   
Bonus
$121.20 - $7,255  
Profit Sharing
$1,474 - $4,000  
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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$33,134 - $73,425  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $34.25  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $40.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$121.20 - $7,255  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,474 - $4,000  
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).
)
$33,134 - $73,425  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Job Description for Meeting / Convention Planner

  • Work with copywriters, graphic designers and webmasters to create print and Web communications used before, during and after the conference.
  • Arrange supplies and equipment for speakers, vendors and workshop leaders for the day of the event.
  • Handle meeting logistics including travel for attendees, meeting setup, entertainment, and catering.
  • Work with caterers, venues and other vendors to negotiate contracts and determine conference cost.
  • Assess event goals, run meetings in preparation of event, and manage profitability of client.

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Experience Affects Meeting / Convention Planner Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$48,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Meeting / Convention Planner Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 10%
Event Planning
up arrow 3%
National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 19%
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