Meeting / Convention Planner Salary

The average pay for a Meeting / Convention Planner is $51,861 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$35,620 - $76,217
$36K
$52K
$76K
MEDIAN: $51,752
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50%
90%

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$15.70 - $49.15
$16
$19
$49
MEDIAN: $19.41
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$0$80K
Salary $35,620 - $76,217
Bonus $76.03 - $7,397
Profit Sharing $690
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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$35,521 - $80,301
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 65
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $15.70 - $49.15
Overtime $36.00
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $76.03 - $7,397
Profit Sharing $690
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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$35,521 - $80,301
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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 liaison with any planners within those groups.

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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

Pay by Experience Level for Meeting / Convention Planner

Pay by Experience for a Meeting / Convention Planner has a positive trend. An entry-level Meeting / Convention Planner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Meeting / Convention Planner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Meeting / Convention Planner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 22 salaries. A Meeting / Convention Planner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Meeting / Convention Planner

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Meeting / Convention Planner Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

▲17%

▲6%

National Average
$52,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Meeting / Convention Planner Salaries


Project Management
▲9%


National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 13%