Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,460
25th Percentile Wage
$35,960
50th Percentile Wage
$47,960
75th Percentile Wage
$62,180
90th Percentile Wage
$83,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,460.

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
$47,960
1.04% 11.13%
2016
$47,460
4.13% -
2015
$45,500
4.00% -
2014
$43,680
3.62% -
2013
$42,100
-1.24% -
2012
$42,620
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in state of Texas ranges from $22,020 to $54,270. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in Texas is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $54,270. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Sherman-Denison (mean annual salary $53,860). The lowest paying area is El Paso with a median annual salary of $22,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$54,270
Sherman-Denison
$53,860
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$52,910
Tyler
$51,350
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$50,630
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$48,490
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$47,080
Waco
$45,490
Fort Worth-Arlington
$45,040
Brownsville-Harlingen
$43,330
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$41,260
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$41,220
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$40,370
Corpus Christi
$39,840
Midland
$39,140
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$37,590
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$36,160
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$36,140
Lubbock
$36,110
Amarillo
$34,810
College Station-Bryan
$34,630
Laredo
$30,590
Longview
$29,680
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$28,170
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$26,380
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$24,050
El Paso
$22,020




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