Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for meeting, convention, and event planners in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of meeting, convention, and event planners among New York 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,620
25th Percentile Wage
$42,660
50th Percentile Wage
$57,840
75th Percentile Wage
$79,060
90th Percentile Wage
$110,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $110,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,620.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.68
25th Percentile Wage
$20.51
50th Percentile Wage
$27.81
75th Percentile Wage
$38.01
90th Percentile Wage
$52.91

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $52.91. The median hourly salary is $27.81. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.68.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of meeting, convention, and event planners from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,8405.33%8.39%
201554,760-2.90%-
201456,3504.65%-
201353,7301.38%-
201252,990--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in state of New York ranges from $33,680 to $60,440. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $60,440. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $60,320). The lowest paying area is Buffalo-Niagara Falls with a median annual salary of $33,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$60,440
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$60,320
Ithaca
$59,000
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$51,200
Kingston
$50,700
Rochester
$50,250
Nassau-Suffolk
$48,520
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$47,130
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$47,070
Syracuse
$43,820
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$42,340
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$42,030
Utica-Rome
$36,490
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$33,680


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