$48,666
Avg. Salary
$17.40
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,072

Bonus

$4,000

Profit Sharing

$8,139

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Meeting / Convention Services Manager is $17.40 per hour.

The average pay for a Meeting / Convention Services Manager is $48,666 per year.

10%
$11.19
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$17.40
50%
$26.71
90%
90%
MEDIAN $17.40
10%
$36k
10%
$49k
50%
$66k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $48,666
$35,922 - $65,896
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$66K
MEDIAN: $48,666
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90%

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$11.19 - $26.71
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$0$69K
Salary $35,922 - $65,896
Bonus $505 - $9,863
Profit Sharing $4,000
Commission $8,139
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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$35,436 - $69,216
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 308
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $11.19 - $26.71
Hourly Tips $1.86
Overtime $16.00 - $33.04
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $505 - $9,863
Commission $8,139
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$35,436 - $69,216
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

Job Description for Meeting / Convention Services Manager

Meeting/convention services managers are in charge of ensuring that attendees have an exceptional experience during meetings and conventions. They are responsible for communicating with planners regarding specific details and arrangements, as well as checking function books to make sure proper space and time has been allocated and arranged. These managers also conduct site inspections to check accommodations, meet with clients to cultivate business relationships, and recommend external services depending on the requirements for the event. They conduct meetings with clients prior to the event to finalize details and with meeting planners after the event to review bill terms and evaluate service.

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Meeting / Convention Services Manager Tasks
  • Handle meeting logistics including travel for attendees, meeting setup, entertainment, and catering.
  • Arrange supplies and equipment for speakers, vendors and workshop leaders for the day of the event.
  • Work with copywriters, graphic designers and webmasters to create print and Web communications used before, during and after the conference.
  • Work with caterers, venues and other vendors to negotiate contracts and determine conference cost.

Popular Employer Salaries for Meeting / Convention Services Manager


For Meeting & Convention Services Managers, below-average salaries can be found at Hilton Worldwide; in fact, average earnings are around $46K, the lowest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($38K versus $113K) is great.

Common Career Paths for Meeting / Convention Services Manager


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As Meeting & Convention Services Managers make advancements in their career path, their salaries may not change right away. For example, the higher-level Event Manager position pays around the same amount as the Meeting & Convention Services Manager job on average.

Meeting / Convention Services Manager Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Meeting / Convention Services Manager

Pay by Experience for a Meeting / Convention Services Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Meeting / Convention Services Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 105 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Meeting / Convention Services Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Meeting / Convention Services Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 63 salaries. A Meeting / Convention Services Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

31%

4%

National Average: $48,781

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Chicago offers some of the highest pay in the country for Meeting & Convention Services Managers, 36 percent above the national average. Meeting & Convention Services Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+30 percent), Arlington (+27 percent), Dallas (+17 percent), and Washington (+11 percent). Meeting & Convention Services Managers in Myrtle Beach make 26 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Houston (16 percent less) and Tampa (10 percent less).

Meeting / Convention Services Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Meeting / Convention Services Manager?

Meeting / Convention Services Manager in Atlanta:
"In love what I do and meeting new people."
Pros: The service I provide
Cons: The pay

Meeting / Convention Services Manager in Colorado Springs:
Pros: The most enjoyable aspect of my job is the satisfaction that after 4-6 months of hard work and time. The event was a successful outcome for both the client and the property. My job is to be a host and when my clients or guests feel welcomed. I know I have done my job.
Cons: The only fault in my job is working with individuals who do not put the passion and effort that others do.

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Key Stats for Meeting / Convention Services Manager

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Meeting / Convention Services Manager Salaries

▲30%

▲9%

▲4%

National Average
$49,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Meeting / Convention Services Manager Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲26%


National Average
$49,000


Customer Service
▼9%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 14%