Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for meeting, convention, and event planners in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of meeting, convention, and event planners among Indiana cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,170
25th Percentile Wage
$34,810
50th Percentile Wage
$45,630
75th Percentile Wage
$57,700
90th Percentile Wage
$69,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,170.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,630
1.45% 11.66%
2016
$44,970
6.63% -
2015
$41,990
0.88% -
2014
$41,620
1.08% -
2013
$41,170
2.09% -
2012
$40,310
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in state of Indiana ranges from $33,630 to $52,450. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in Indiana is Indianapolis-Carmel with a median annual salary of $52,450. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Bloomington (mean annual salary $42,800). The lowest paying area is Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $33,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Indianapolis-Carmel
$52,450
Bloomington
$42,800
Lafayette
$41,620
Fort Wayne
$40,790
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$36,720
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$36,290
Gary
$35,560
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$33,630




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