Senior Meeting Planner Salary

Senior Meeting Planners in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent slightly less than two-thirds of Senior Meeting Planners. Salaries average out to around $65K annually and spread from $49K to $91K per year. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women account for the majority of Senior Meeting Planners who took the survey — 86 percent to be exact. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Senior Meeting Planners like their work and job satisfaction is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$46,578 - $88,084
MEDIAN: $65,485

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$46,578 - $88,084  
$979 - $15,101  
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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 - $90,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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Survey takers who work as Senior Meeting Planners report a focused set of job 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.

Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Senior Meeting Planners — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $54K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $65K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Senior Meeting Planners claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $65K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Senior Meeting Planners with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $69K.

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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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Budget Management
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Contract Negotiation
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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%