The average salary for a Meeting / Convention Planner is $54,697.
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Job Description for Meeting / Convention Planner
A meeting/convention planner is a person who maps out all the details for large scale seminars, symposiums, conventions, and general meetings. Corporations and organizations that regularly hold such events as part of their regular business will typically employ a meeting and convention planner. Meeting halls, convention centers, and chamber of commerce organizations who want to lure large-scale meetings will also have persons in this job capacity, helping to assist organizations and act as liais…Read more
Meeting / Convention Planner Tasks
- Supervise production of printed materials and mailings.
- 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.
- Arrange supplies and equipment for speakers, vendors and workshop leaders for the day of the event.
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Popular Skills for Meeting / Convention Planner
Skills in Event Planning, Budget Management, Contract Negotiation, Event Management and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Meeting / Convention Planner
An early career Meeting / Convention Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,560 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Meeting / Convention Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,337 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Meeting / Convention Planner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,835 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $83,006.
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Employees with Meeting / Convention Planner in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 26.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (5.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (8.4% less), Denver, Colorado (5.0% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (1.1% less).
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