Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner Salary Information in West Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,560
25th Percentile Wage
$29,920
50th Percentile Wage
$37,480
75th Percentile Wage
$45,770
90th Percentile Wage
$52,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for meeting, convention, and event planners in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,560.

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
$37,480
4.03% 16.04%
2016
$35,970
-2.25% -
2015
$36,780
-1.28% -
2014
$37,250
-4.03% -
2013
$38,750
18.79% -
2012
$31,470
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of meeting, convention, and event planners in state of West Virginia ranges from $25,280 to $63,360. The highest paying area for meeting, convention, and event planners in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $63,360. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Winchester (mean annual salary $55,610). The lowest paying area is Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $25,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$63,360
Winchester
$55,610
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$39,740
Morgantown
$37,550
Huntington-Ashland
$36,500
Charleston
$35,350
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$34,930
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$25,280




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