Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in Minnesota

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,790
25th Percentile Wage
$41,680
50th Percentile Wage
$53,670
75th Percentile Wage
$63,590
90th Percentile Wage
$78,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,790.

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
$53,670
6.82% 17.91%
2016
$50,010
3.56% -
2015
$48,230
6.82% -
2014
$44,940
-0.67% -
2013
$45,240
2.61% -
2012
$44,060
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in state of Minnesota ranges from $37,210 to $49,990. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in Minnesota is Rochester with a median annual salary of $49,990. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $48,400). The lowest paying area is St Cloud with a median annual salary of $37,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$49,990
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$48,400
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$42,320
Mankato-North Mankato
$40,380
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$37,440
St Cloud
$37,210




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