Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in Kansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for meeting, convention, and event planners in the state of Kansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of meeting, convention, and event planners among Kansas metropolitan areas 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 Kansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,920
25th Percentile Wage
$33,190
50th Percentile Wage
$43,150
75th Percentile Wage
$52,870
90th Percentile Wage
$64,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,920.

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
$43,150
2.06% 5.68%
2016
$42,260
3.27% -
2015
$40,880
0.02% -
2014
$40,870
-0.27% -
2013
$40,980
0.68% -
2012
$40,700
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners in Kansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in some Kansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in state of Kansas ranges from $38,710 to $43,740. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in Kansas is Manhattan with a median annual salary of $43,740. The second highest paying city/area in Kansas State is Topeka (mean annual salary $43,280). The lowest paying area is Kansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Manhattan
$43,740
Topeka
$43,280
Wichita
$39,250
Lawrence
$38,950
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$38,710




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