Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in Maine

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,330
25th Percentile Wage
$35,400
50th Percentile Wage
$43,880
75th Percentile Wage
$57,800
90th Percentile Wage
$83,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,330.

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
$43,880
11.21% 3.12%
2016
$38,960
2.62% -
2015
$37,940
-13.65% -
2014
$43,120
-0.28% -
2013
$43,240
1.69% -
2012
$42,510
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in state of Maine ranges from $41,680 to $46,120. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in Maine is Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,120. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford (mean annual salary $44,790). The lowest paying area is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$46,120
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$44,790
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$41,680




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