Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of meeting, convention, and event planners in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of meeting, convention, and event planners in Bloomington-Normal is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,170
25th Percentile Wage
$26,870
50th Percentile Wage
$31,670
75th Percentile Wage
$41,190
90th Percentile Wage
$63,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $63,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $23,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of meeting, convention, and event planners from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$31,670
3.19% 0.00%
2013
$30,660
-3.29% -
2012
$31,670
- -

Table 3. Compare Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary in Bloomington-Normal with Other Illinois Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $31,670 in Bloomington-Normal is in the middle of salary range for meeting, convention, and event planners in state of Illinois. In comparison, the annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in Bloomington-Normal is 40.9 percent (40.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Springfield and 9.6 percent (9.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$53,550
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$52,240
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$51,450
Champaign-Urbana
$43,310
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$40,840
Rockford
$37,340
Peoria
$37,160
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$31,950
Bloomington-Normal
$31,670
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$28,930
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$28,640



See also: Top paying jobs in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois.