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Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,190
25th Percentile Wage
$37,240
50th Percentile Wage
$50,160
75th Percentile Wage
$65,840
90th Percentile Wage
$88,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. 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 $88,070. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid meeting, convention, and event planners is $26,190.

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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,1601.00%4.96%
201549,6601.25%-
201449,0401.10%-
201348,5001.71%-
201247,670--

Compare Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of meeting, convention, and event planners in nine industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services 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 travel agencies industry with an annual salary $57,700. The lowest paying industry is the telephone call centers industry (annual salary $36,500). For detailed meeting, convention, and event planner salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Travel Agencies
$57,700
Other Support Services
$51,720
Administrative and Support Services
$50,160
Office Administrative Services
$49,450
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
$48,850
Facilities Support Services
$46,890
Employment Services
$46,070
Business Support Services
$39,250
Telephone Call Centers
$36,500

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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