The average pay for a Meeting Planner is $48,070 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Meeting Planner Total Pay (?
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$35,988 - $64,535
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MEDIAN: $48,069
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Meeting Planner Total Pay (?
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$14.71 - $40.13
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,988 - $64,535  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,617  
Profit Sharing
$961 - $5,152  
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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$35,348 - $68,930  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 347
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.71 - $40.13  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $40.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,617  
   
Profit Sharing
$961 - $5,152  
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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$35,348 - $68,930  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 347
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Job Description for Meeting Planner
  • 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 by Experience Level for Meeting Planner
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
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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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National Average
$49,000
Event Planning
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Logistics
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 93 votes.
Gender
Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 17%
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