Meeting Planner Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Meeting Planner is $48,820 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Meeting Planner Salary (?
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$36,302 - $67,248
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MEDIAN: $48,820
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Meeting Planner Salary (?
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$14.84 - $34.90
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,302 - $67,248  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,888  
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $8,319  
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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$35,832 - $69,897  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 330
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.84 - $34.90  
   
Overtime
$7.50 - $40.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,888  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $8,319  
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).
)
$35,832 - $69,897  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Job Description for Meeting Planner

Meeting planners are responsible for planning and coordinating meetings and conferences. This includes performing planning and logistics tasks prior to meetings, as well as performing management and troubleshooting for meetings themselves. Duties for meeting planners generally include developing timelines and budgets, publishing brochures and other meeting materials, negotiating lodging and travel, renting event spaces, and managing speaking schedules. Being detail-oriented is essential, as meeting planners are responsible for planning multiple events at one time.
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Meeting Planner Tasks
  • Assess event goals, run meetings in preparation of event, and manage profitability of client.
  • Liaise between client and service providers, as well as contract negotiation.
  • Establishes and oversees the logistical and administrative support needs of events; may include site surveying, cash flow management, scheduling, and crowd management.
  • Supervise production of printed materials and mailings.

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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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$49,000
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Experience Affects Meeting Planner Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Meeting Planner Salaries

Contract Negotiation
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National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
95%
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Male
5%
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 17%
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