Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,450
25th Percentile Wage
$32,800
50th Percentile Wage
$45,600
75th Percentile Wage
$63,000
90th Percentile Wage
$77,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,450.

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
$45,600
3.42% 9.47%
2016
$44,040
-1.82% -
2015
$44,840
3.66% -
2014
$43,200
4.75% -
2013
$41,150
-0.32% -
2012
$41,280
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in state of Missouri ranges from $19,740 to $48,030. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $48,030. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $45,100). The lowest paying area is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $19,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$48,030
Kansas City
$45,100
Springfield
$43,980
Jefferson City
$42,400
Columbia
$41,440
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$39,890
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$38,230
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$23,800
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$19,740




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