Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,870
25th Percentile Wage
$44,370
50th Percentile Wage
$59,570
75th Percentile Wage
$80,030
90th Percentile Wage
$103,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $103,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid meeting, convention, and event planners is $31,870.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,570
2.06% 0.59%
2016
$58,340
3.10% -
2015
$56,530
-5.13% -
2014
$59,430
2.36% -
2013
$58,030
-2.05% -
2012
$59,220
- -

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

The average salaries of meeting, convention, and event planners in 21 industries in the finance and insurance 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 investment pools and funds industry with an annual salary $88,560. The lowest paying industry is the other financial investment activities industry (annual salary $50,670). For detailed meeting, convention, and event planner salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$88,560
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$85,690
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$64,980
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$63,360
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$62,910
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$62,390
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$61,540
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$61,470
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$61,470
Other Insurance Related Activities
$60,580
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$60,380
Insurance Carriers
$60,010
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$59,920
Securities and Commodity Exchanges
$59,730
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$59,130
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$58,580
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$58,010
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$56,950
Depository Credit Intermediation
$54,740
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$53,580
Other Financial Investment Activities
$50,670

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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