Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in Akron, Ohio

The annual and hourly salary statistics of meeting, convention, and event planners in Akron, Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of meeting, convention, and event planners in Akron is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners in Akron, Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,990
25th Percentile Wage
$27,410
50th Percentile Wage
$36,670
75th Percentile Wage
$48,470
90th Percentile Wage
$60,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in Akron, Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,990.

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
$36,670
16.06% -4.61%
2016
$30,780
-13.00% -
2015
$34,780
6.70% -
2014
$32,450
-24.71% -
2013
$40,470
5.21% -
2012
$38,360
- -

Table 3. Compare Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary in Akron with Other Ohio Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $36,670, Akron is the lowest paying city for meeting, convention, and event planners in state of Ohio, following city of West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $49,880). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in Akron is about 26.5 percent (26.5%) lower than that of the highest paying city West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$49,880
Cincinnati-Middletown
$46,420
Dayton
$45,940
Toledo
$45,630
Canton-Massillon
$44,930
Columbus
$44,240
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$42,860
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$42,710
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$42,580
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$42,470
Akron
$36,670



See also: Top paying jobs in Akron, Ohio.