Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,720
25th Percentile Wage
$28,350
50th Percentile Wage
$39,280
75th Percentile Wage
$57,260
90th Percentile Wage
$74,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,720.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$39,280
-18.33% -11.71%
2014
$46,480
2.78% -
2013
$45,190
2.90% -
2012
$43,880
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in state of Washington ranges from $31,070 to $56,120. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in Washington is Wenatchee-East Wenatchee with a median annual salary of $56,120. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland (mean annual salary $50,810). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$56,120
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$50,810
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$48,790
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$47,040
Tacoma
$46,320
Spokane
$45,630
Olympia
$44,440
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$41,910
Bellingham
$41,020
Bremerton-Silverdale
$38,890
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$37,570
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$35,620
Yakima
$31,630
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$31,070




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