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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,520
25th Percentile Wage
$35,480
50th Percentile Wage
$47,460
75th Percentile Wage
$62,150
90th Percentile Wage
$86,920

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 $86,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.23
25th Percentile Wage
$17.05
50th Percentile Wage
$22.82
75th Percentile Wage
$29.88
90th Percentile Wage
$41.79

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $41.79. The median hourly salary is $22.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.23.

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
201647,4604.13%10.20%
201545,5004.00%-
201443,6803.62%-
201342,100-1.24%-
201242,620--

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 $26,900 to $56,070. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in Texas is Dallas-Plano-Irving with a median annual salary of $56,070. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Sherman-Denison (mean annual salary $53,860). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $26,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$56,070
Sherman-Denison
$53,860
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$52,760
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$52,500
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$46,350
Waco
$45,740
Corpus Christi
$43,980
Fort Worth-Arlington
$43,170
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$41,220
Tyler
$40,250
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$38,850
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$36,880
El Paso
$36,600
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$36,570
Lubbock
$36,210
College Station-Bryan
$35,340
Laredo
$30,590
Longview
$29,680
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$29,370
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$28,170
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$26,900



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