Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,360
25th Percentile Wage
$36,180
50th Percentile Wage
$48,710
75th Percentile Wage
$63,180
90th Percentile Wage
$81,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,360.

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
$48,710
2.73% 10.26%
2016
$47,380
4.47% -
2015
$45,260
-2.30% -
2014
$46,300
1.71% -
2013
$45,510
3.96% -
2012
$43,710
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in state of Georgia ranges from $34,560 to $51,130. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in Georgia is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $51,130. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Savannah (mean annual salary $50,210). The lowest paying area is North Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$51,130
Savannah
$50,210
Columbus
$44,200
Macon
$43,620
Brunswick
$43,120
Athens-Clarke County
$37,590
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$34,560




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