Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,170
25th Percentile Wage
$37,860
50th Percentile Wage
$48,980
75th Percentile Wage
$62,020
90th Percentile Wage
$78,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in the industry sector of educational 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 $78,550. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid meeting, convention, and event planners is $29,170.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,980
1.78% 6.64%
2016
$48,110
2.06% -
2015
$47,120
1.32% -
2014
$46,500
0.71% -
2013
$46,170
0.95% -
2012
$45,730
- -

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

The average salaries of meeting, convention, and event planners in 25 industries in the educational 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 junior colleges - privately owned industry with an annual salary $59,810. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - local government owned industry (annual salary $38,220). For detailed meeting, convention, and event planner salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$59,810
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$52,690
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$52,650
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$52,250
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$52,230
Educational Support Services
$51,950
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$51,760
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$51,430
Educational Services - Privately owned
$49,980
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$49,880
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$49,720
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$49,560
Educational Services
$48,980
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$48,770
Educational Services - Local government owned
$48,540
Technical and Trade Schools
$48,220
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$47,850
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$47,300
Educational Services - State government owned
$47,160
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$47,010
Junior colleges - State government owned
$45,420
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$45,020
Other Schools and Instruction
$42,060
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$42,060
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$38,220

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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