Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,100
25th Percentile Wage
$32,590
50th Percentile Wage
$42,990
75th Percentile Wage
$54,170
90th Percentile Wage
$70,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,100.

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
$42,990
2.79% 5.98%
2016
$41,790
5.72% -
2015
$39,400
-2.92% -
2014
$40,550
-2.02% -
2013
$41,370
2.30% -
2012
$40,420
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in state of Wisconsin ranges from $24,400 to $54,990. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $54,990. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Lake County-Kenosha County (mean annual salary $51,640). The lowest paying area is Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$54,990
Lake County-Kenosha County
$51,640
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$46,190
Oshkosh-Neenah
$46,070
Sheboygan
$45,000
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$45,000
Madison
$43,530
Green Bay
$41,960
Duluth
$40,510
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$40,270
Wausau
$39,770
Appleton
$38,270
Eau Claire
$37,120
La Crosse
$35,050
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$31,420
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$24,650
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$24,400




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