Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of meeting, convention, and event planners in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare meeting, convention, and event planner salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,740
25th Percentile Wage
$38,080
50th Percentile Wage
$51,930
75th Percentile Wage
$71,320
90th Percentile Wage
$93,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) meeting, convention, and event planners is $93,420. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid meeting, convention, and event planners is $29,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,930
3.66% 1.96%
2016
$50,030
-4.86% -
2015
$52,460
1.32% -
2014
$51,770
2.67% -
2013
$50,390
-1.03% -
2012
$50,910
- -

Compare Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of meeting, convention, and event planners in 27 industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for meeting, convention, and event planner occupations is the aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $83,930. The lowest paying industry is the beverage manufacturing industry (annual salary $39,130). For detailed meeting, convention, and event planner salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$83,930
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$76,600
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$71,640
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$68,980
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$68,320
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$63,780
Chemical Manufacturing
$62,060
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$59,860
Machinery Manufacturing
$58,880
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$58,380
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$57,330
Machinery Manufacturing
$56,570
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$56,370
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$55,650
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$54,940
Chemical Manufacturing
$53,540
Printing and Related Support Activities
$52,920
Printing and Related Support Activities
$52,920
Food Manufacturing
$52,670
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$52,280
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$52,180
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$51,790
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$51,100
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$50,690
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$47,920
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$39,130
Beverage Manufacturing
$39,130

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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