Meeting/Event Director Salary in the United States

How much does a Meeting/Event Director make in the United States? The average Meeting/Event Director salary in the United States is $125,519 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $106,516 and $148,401. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Skills Associated with Meeting/Event Director: Event Planning and Management

Popular jobs: Physical Therapist, Actuary I, Aerospace Engineer I

Salary estimation for Meeting/Event Director at companies like : AXIM BIOTECHNOLOGIES INC, CEL-SCI CORP, JUNIPER PHARMACEUTICALS INC

Job Description

Meeting/Event Director directs and oversees the planning of meetings and special events for an organization. Coordinates all amenities, accommodations, and related departments including site selection, staffs, food, transportation, and audio or visual equipment. Being a Meeting/Event Director monitors and controls event budgets and negotiates all necessary contracts. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Meeting/Event Director typically reports to a top management. The Meeting/Event Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Meeting/Event Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

See user submitted job responsibilities for Meeting/Event Director.

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report.

Step 1 of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Meeting/Event Director, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
106516
148401
125519

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
116881
173826
141494
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Meeting/Event Director in the United States. The base salary for Meeting/Event Director ranges from $106,516 to $148,401 with the average base salary of $125,519. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $116,881 to $173,826 with the average total cash compensation of $141,494.
Step 2 of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.

106516
148401

 

Step 3 of 3

Recalculate your target pay based on your unique skills and experiences

Job Openings for Meeting/Event Director
Those that have already made the climb...
Joel Bikman , Chief Operating and Marketing Officer
Mannatech, Incorporated provides wellness solutions. It develops, markets, and sells nutritional supplements; topical and skin care, and anti-aging products; and weight-management products. The company primarily sells its products directly, as well as through network marketing channels and a Website. It has operations ... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2018
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst
City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.7%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.0%