The average pay for a Meeting / Convention Planner is $47,907 per year. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Meeting / Convention Planner Total Pay (?
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$32,671 - $67,756
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $47,906
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Meeting / Convention Planner Total Pay (?
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$13.70 - $30.78
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,671 - $67,756  
   
Bonus
$255.32 - $7,928  
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $4,913  
Commission
$850 - $8,500  
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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$32,261 - $71,437  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 421
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.70 - $30.78  
   
Overtime
$8.00 - $39.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$255.32 - $7,928  
   
Commission
$850 - $8,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $4,913  
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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$32,261 - $71,437  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 421
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Meeting / Convention Planner
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Meeting / Convention Planner Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 15%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$48,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Meeting / Convention Planner Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 13%
National Average
$48,000
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 85 votes.
Gender
Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 17%
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