Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for meeting, convention, and event planners in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of meeting, convention, and event planners among Colorado cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,800
25th Percentile Wage
$33,740
50th Percentile Wage
$44,530
75th Percentile Wage
$59,110
90th Percentile Wage
$75,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of meeting, convention, and event planners from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$44,530
7.41% 3.73%
2016
$41,230
3.69% -
2015
$39,710
-4.78% -
2014
$41,610
0.29% -
2013
$41,490
-3.33% -
2012
$42,870
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in state of Colorado ranges from $29,970 to $50,280. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in Colorado is Fort Collins-Loveland with a median annual salary of $50,280. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $49,420). The lowest paying area is Grand Junction with a median annual salary of $29,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Collins-Loveland
$50,280
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$49,420
Boulder
$49,380
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$44,150
Colorado Springs
$42,310
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$36,980
Greeley
$36,260
Pueblo
$31,170
Grand Junction
$29,970




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