Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,220
25th Percentile Wage
$31,950
50th Percentile Wage
$40,350
75th Percentile Wage
$57,080
90th Percentile Wage
$75,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,220.

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
$40,350
10.43% -9.37%
2016
$36,140
-2.30% -
2015
$36,970
-0.46% -
2014
$37,140
-10.93% -
2013
$41,200
-7.11% -
2012
$44,130
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in state of Tennessee ranges from $31,460 to $45,640. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $45,640. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $40,190). The lowest paying area is Memphis with a median annual salary of $31,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$45,640
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$40,190
Chattanooga
$36,100
Knoxville
$35,820
Memphis
$31,460




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