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Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of meeting, convention, and event planners in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare meeting, convention, and event planner salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,350
25th Percentile Wage
$36,090
50th Percentile Wage
$49,040
75th Percentile Wage
$65,760
90th Percentile Wage
$88,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $88,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid meeting, convention, and event planners is $26,350.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,040
0.45% 2.14%
2016
$48,820
0.23% -
2015
$48,710
-0.12% -
2014
$48,770
2.15% -
2013
$47,720
-0.57% -
2012
$47,990
- -

Compare Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of meeting, convention, and event planners in ten industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 labor unions and similar labor organizations industry with an annual salary $58,760. The lowest paying industry is the other personal services industry (annual salary $39,480). For detailed meeting, convention, and event planner salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations
$58,760
Personal Care Services
$54,220
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$54,220
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$50,750
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$49,990
Social Advocacy Organizations
$46,810
Civic and Social Organizations
$43,390
Personal and Laundry Services
$41,230
Religious Organizations
$39,890
Other Personal Services
$39,480

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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