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Highest Paying Cities for Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

The top 100 highest paying cities for meeting, convention, and event planners (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of meeting, convention, and event planners in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $70,020, Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts is the highest paying city for meeting, convention, and event planners. It is followed by Framingham, Massachusetts (average annual salary $69,410). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of meeting, convention, and event planners in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$70,020
50
2 Framingham, Massachusetts
$69,410
90
3 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$67,540
380
4 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$65,230
750
5 Nashua, New Hampshire
$65,140
50
6 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$64,890
890
7 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$64,490
220
8 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$64,020
810
9 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$63,470
1,410
10 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$63,430
6,000
11 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$63,360
5,190
12 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$62,400
70
13 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$60,440
5,640
14 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$60,310
8,430
15 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$60,100
2,520
16 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$60,070
360
17 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$59,220
10,290
18 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$59,200
100
19 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$58,920
70
20 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$58,660
860
21 Anchorage, Alaska
$58,020
40
22 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, USA
$57,990
100
23 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$57,180
990
24 Camden, New Jersey
$56,840
240
25 Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$56,350
n/a
26 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$56,300
30
27 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, Washington
$56,120
n/a
28 Coeur dAlene, Idaho
$55,960
50
29 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$55,730
2,510
30 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$55,720
1,120
31 Winchester, West Virginia
$55,610
40
32 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$55,300
2,020
33 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$55,300
230
34 Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$55,220
n/a
35 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$54,990
1,730
36 Manchester, New Hampshire
$54,860
60
37 Corvallis, Oregon
$54,850
30
38 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$54,750
810
39 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$54,640
80
40 Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$54,490
30
41 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$54,270
1,020
42 State College, Pennsylvania
$54,250
110
43 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$53,940
210
44 Sherman-Denison, Texas
$53,860
n/a
45 Dover-Durham, USA
$53,820
30
46 Springfield, Illinois
$53,550
50
47 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$53,470
3,220
48 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$53,470
610
49 Bend, Oregon
$53,270
50
50 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$52,910
1,910
51 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$52,620
1,820
52 New Haven, Connecticut
$52,550
90
53 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$52,450
590
54 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$52,300
910
55 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$52,240
3,120
56 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$52,220
130
57 Ithaca, New York
$52,150
50
58 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$52,060
80
59 Bloomington, USA
$51,920
190
60 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$51,870
80
61 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$51,640
180
62 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$51,600
70
63 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$51,450
3,490
64 Tyler, Texas
$51,350
60
65 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$51,250
210
66 Salisbury, Maryland
$51,200
110
67 Grand Forks, North Dakota
$51,160
40
68 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$51,130
2,100
69 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$50,900
80
70 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$50,810
40
71 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$50,710
4,050
72 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$50,630
2,540
73 Visalia-Porterville, California
$50,620
30
74 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$50,610
50
75 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$50,480
390
76 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$50,450
160
77 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$50,440
1,500
78 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$50,380
50
79 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$50,280
200
80 Savannah, Georgia
$50,210
90
81 Rochester, Minnesota
$49,990
60
82 West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$49,880
50
83 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$49,680
30
84 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$49,660
600
85 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$49,540
560
86 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$49,420
200
87 Boulder, Colorado
$49,380
220
88 Tallahassee, Florida
$49,270
140
89 Salem, Oregon
$49,260
60
90 Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$49,120
n/a
91 Wilmington, New Jersey
$49,020
170
92 Worcester, Massachusetts
$48,990
120
93 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$48,790
40
94 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$48,770
30
95 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$48,760
5,780
96 Honolulu, Hawaii
$48,700
260
97 San Rafael, USA
$48,670
110
98 Roanoke, Virginia
$48,650
90
99 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$48,590
280
100 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$48,550
340
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