Senior Meeting Planner Salary

Just below two-thirds of Senior Meeting Planners in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $49K to $91K per year, but median earnings come to around $65K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women make up the vast majority of Senior Meeting Planners (86 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most Senior Meeting Planners like their work and job satisfaction is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,578 - $88,295
MEDIAN: $65,485

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$46,578 - $88,295  
$983 - $15,000  
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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).
$48,702 - $90,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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Survey results show that Senior Meeting Planners typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Project Management, Budget Management, and Contract Negotiation can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Contract Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Meeting Planner

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Senior Meeting Planners with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $54K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $65K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $65K in this role. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $68K.

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Experience Affects Senior Meeting Planner Salaries

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Skills That Affect Senior Meeting Planner Salaries

Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.


86 %
14 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 7%