Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for meeting, convention, and event planners in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of meeting, convention, and event planners among Florida metropolitan areas 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,370
25th Percentile Wage
$33,570
50th Percentile Wage
$43,990
75th Percentile Wage
$57,650
90th Percentile Wage
$75,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,370.

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
$43,990
1.64% -1.98%
2016
$43,270
1.94% -
2015
$42,430
-2.40% -
2014
$43,450
-1.77% -
2013
$44,220
-1.45% -
2012
$44,860
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in state of Florida ranges from $29,210 to $59,200. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in Florida is Naples-Marco Island with a median annual salary of $59,200. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $56,350). The lowest paying area is Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent with a median annual salary of $29,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Naples-Marco Island
$59,200
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$56,350
Tallahassee
$49,270
Port St Lucie
$47,700
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$46,960
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$46,850
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$46,690
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$46,230
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$44,910
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$44,700
Gainesville
$43,960
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$43,910
Jacksonville
$43,710
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$42,880
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$41,010
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$40,080
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$39,980
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$37,070
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$33,340
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$33,320
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$29,510
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$29,210




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