The salary statistics of meeting, convention, and event planners in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare meeting, convention, and event planner salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $68,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid meeting, convention, and event planners is $27,550.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of meeting, convention, and event planners in 22 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 offices of physicians industry with an annual salary $56,500. The lowest paying industry is the medical and diagnostic laboratories industry (annual salary $38,500). For detailed meeting, convention, and event planner salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Offices of Physicians|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Specialty hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|Home Health Care Services|| |
|Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals|| |
|Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Other Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities|| |
|Outpatient Care Centers|| |
|Vocational Rehabilitation Services|| |
|Individual and Family Services|| |
|Child Day Care Services|| |
|Social Assistance|| |
|Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services|| |
|Nursing and Residential Care Facilities|| |
|Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities|| |
|Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .