Average Meeting Planner Salary

$53,708
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,068
Bonus
$15,750
Commission
$2,513
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Meeting Planner is $53,708.
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$41k
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$54k
90%
$76k
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$41k - $76k
Bonus
$489 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$412 - $8k
Commission
$0 - $16k
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$41k - $78k
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What Do Meeting Planners Do?

Meeting Planner Tasks
  • Establishes and oversees the logistical and administrative support needs of events; may include site surveying, cash flow management, scheduling, and crowd management.
  • 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.

Job Satisfaction for Meeting Planner

4 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Meeting Planners?

Skills in Contract Negotiation and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Logistics, Event Management and Event Planning.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Meeting Planners?

An entry-level Meeting Planner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,607 based on 7 salaries. An early career Meeting Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,797 based on 150 salaries. A mid-career Meeting Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,971 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Meeting Planner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,993 based on 114 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,167.
Employees with Meeting Planner in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 11.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (7.7% more) and New York, New York (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (5.6% less), Kansas City, Missouri (2.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 420 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.7%
Early Career
35.7%
Mid Career
26.9%
Experienced
27.1%
Late Career
8.6%