Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of meeting, convention, and event planners in the industry sector of 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 federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,170
25th Percentile Wage
$34,490
50th Percentile Wage
$46,020
75th Percentile Wage
$58,870
90th Percentile Wage
$74,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in the industry sector of 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 $74,040. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid meeting, convention, and event planners is $24,170.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,0205.93%5.85%
201543,290-4.50%-
201445,2401.66%-
201344,4902.61%-
201243,330--

Compare Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of meeting, convention, and event planners in six industries in the 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 state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $48,390. The lowest paying industry is the local government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $45,250). For detailed meeting, convention, and event planner salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$48,390
State government, including schools and hospitals
$46,700
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$46,020
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$45,900
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$45,850
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$45,250

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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