Meeting / Convention Services Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Meeting / Convention Services Manager is $45,253 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Meeting / Convention Services Manager Salary (?
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$34,248 - $60,693
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MEDIAN: $45,252
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Meeting / Convention Services Manager Salary (?
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$11.91 - $27.15
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,248 - $60,693  
   
Bonus
$3.79 - $9,651  
Commission
$650 - $7,500  
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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$33,631 - $63,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 364
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.91 - $27.15  
   
Overtime
$17.70 - $36.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$3.79 - $9,651  
   
Commission
$650 - $7,500  
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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$33,631 - $63,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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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.

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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Chicago
up arrow 13%
Washington
up arrow 13%
San Diego
up arrow 8%
Colorado Springs
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National Average
$46,000
Orlando
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Houston
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Myrtle Beach
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Meeting / Convention Services Manager Reviews

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 32%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$46,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Meeting / Convention Services Manager Salaries

Event Management
up arrow 3%
National Average
$46,000
Customer Service
up arrow 3%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 15%