Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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.

Average Annual Salary of Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,510
25th Percentile Wage
$36,010
50th Percentile Wage
$46,280
75th Percentile Wage
$57,820
90th Percentile Wage
$71,910

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 $71,910. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid meeting, convention, and event planners is $28,510.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,280
0.91% 6.72%
2016
$45,860
-1.57% -
2015
$46,580
4.01% -
2014
$44,710
0.67% -
2013
$44,410
2.79% -
2012
$43,170
- -

Compare Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of meeting, convention, and event planners in 32 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 general medical and surgical hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $59,580. The lowest paying industry is the offices of all other health practitioners industry (annual salary $29,680). For detailed meeting, convention, and event planner salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$59,580
Offices of Dentists
$59,540
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$55,140
Hospitals - Privately owned
$55,000
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$54,750
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$54,550
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$54,190
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$52,800
Offices of Physicians
$52,160
Home Health Care Services
$51,420
Hospitals - State government owned
$51,280
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$50,790
Outpatient Care Centers
$49,220
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$48,460
Hospitals - Local government owned
$48,270
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$48,270
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$47,960
Other Residential Care Facilities
$45,660
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$45,570
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$44,310
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$43,620
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$43,360
Individual and Family Services
$42,870
Social Assistance
$42,810
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$42,720
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$42,320
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$41,090
Child Day Care Services
$39,880
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$39,830
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$38,500
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$30,170
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$29,680

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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