Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in Massachusetts

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,010
25th Percentile Wage
$40,110
50th Percentile Wage
$54,140
75th Percentile Wage
$72,070
90th Percentile Wage
$91,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,010.

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
$54,140
-4.49% -2.59%
2016
$56,570
-0.34% -
2015
$56,760
0.51% -
2014
$56,470
0.66% -
2013
$56,100
1.00% -
2012
$55,540
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in state of Massachusetts ranges from $40,040 to $70,020. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in Massachusetts is Taunton-Norton-Raynham with a median annual salary of $70,020. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Framingham (mean annual salary $69,410). The lowest paying area is Peabody with a median annual salary of $40,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$70,020
Framingham
$69,410
Barnstable Town
$58,920
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$55,730
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$55,300
Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area
$54,490
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$50,380
Worcester
$48,990
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$48,160
Springfield
$44,840
Peabody
$40,040




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