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
$29,250
25th Percentile Wage
$36,800
50th Percentile Wage
$50,030
75th Percentile Wage
$70,230
90th Percentile Wage
$92,010

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 $92,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid meeting, convention, and event planners is $29,250.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,030-4.86%-1.76%
201552,4601.32%-
201451,7702.67%-
201350,390-1.03%-
201250,910--

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

The average salaries of meeting, convention, and event planners in 15 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 $81,940. The lowest paying industry is the beverage manufacturing industry (annual salary $38,930). 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
$81,940
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$75,370
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$75,350
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$69,930
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$69,260
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$65,150
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$60,760
Chemical Manufacturing
$58,330
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$56,110
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$55,200
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$52,830
Machinery Manufacturing
$52,080
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$47,880
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$38,930
Beverage Manufacturing
$38,930

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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