Senior Meeting Planner Salary

Around two in three 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 $90K per year, but median earnings come to around $66K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women account for the majority of Senior Meeting Planners who took the survey — 85 percent to be exact. Work is enjoyable for Senior Meeting Planners, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,366 - $88,044
MEDIAN: $66,148

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$46,366 - $88,044  
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$48,549 - $90,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Senior Meeting Planners who took the survey. Those who have experience with Project Management, Budget Management, and Contract Negotiation can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Competency in Contract Negotiation frequently indicates knowledge of Project Management.

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

For Senior Meeting Planners, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $54K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $65K. Senior Meeting Planners claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $66K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Senior Meeting Planner generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $72K.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Project Management
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Contract Negotiation

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Job Satisfaction

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


85 %
15 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%