Meeting Planner Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Meeting Planner is $48,633 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Meeting Planner Total Pay (?
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$36,130 - $68,040
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MEDIAN: $48,632
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Meeting Planner Total Pay (?
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$14.82 - $35.90
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,130 - $68,040  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $8,241  
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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$35,591 - $70,746  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 375
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.82 - $35.90  
   
Overtime
$7.50 - $40.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $8,241  
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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$35,591 - $70,746  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 375
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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Philadelphia
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Dallas
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National Average
$49,000
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Experience Affects Meeting Planner Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Meeting Planner Salaries

Project Management
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Contract Negotiation
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Budget Management
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Event Planning
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National Average
$49,000
Logistics
up arrow 11%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 96 votes.
Gender
Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 17%
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