Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,980
25th Percentile Wage
$23,330
50th Percentile Wage
$33,460
75th Percentile Wage
$47,780
90th Percentile Wage
$60,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,980.

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
$33,460
-1.79% -30.30%
2016
$34,060
-9.54% -
2015
$37,310
-3.00% -
2014
$38,430
-1.67% -
2013
$39,070
-11.59% -
2012
$43,600
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in state of South Carolina ranges from $23,460 to $48,770. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in South Carolina is Augusta-Richmond County with a median annual salary of $48,770. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway (mean annual salary $46,280). The lowest paying area is Spartanburg with a median annual salary of $23,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Augusta-Richmond County
$48,770
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$46,280
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$44,650
Columbia
$43,290
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$42,740
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$37,880
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$31,120
Spartanburg
$23,460




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