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

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

Average Annual Salary of Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,180
25th Percentile Wage
$36,920
50th Percentile Wage
$52,260
75th Percentile Wage
$71,200
90th Percentile Wage
$95,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in the industry sector of information. 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 $95,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid meeting, convention, and event planners is $24,180.

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 information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,260
-0.40% 4.71%
2016
$52,470
1.72% -
2015
$51,570
-1.86% -
2014
$52,530
5.06% -
2013
$49,870
0.14% -
2012
$49,800
- -

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

The average salaries of meeting, convention, and event planners in 19 industries in the information 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 other information services industry with an annual salary $67,990. The lowest paying industry is the radio broadcasting industry (annual salary $23,950). For detailed meeting, convention, and event planner salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Information Services
$67,990
Other Information Services
$67,990
Software Publishers
$62,300
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$57,170
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$55,520
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$55,280
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$55,280
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$54,290
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$52,760
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$52,550
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$52,500
Telecommunications
$49,120
Television Broadcasting
$48,260
Newspaper Publishers
$47,370
Other Telecommunications
$40,460
Sound Recording Industries
$38,140
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$33,150
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$32,090
Radio Broadcasting
$23,950

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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