How much does a Meeting/Event Planner I make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Meeting/Event Planner I in the United States is $27 as of January 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $24 and $30. Hourly rate 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. 

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Job Description for Meeting/Event Planner I

Meeting/Event Planner I plans and organizes live or virtual meetings and events for an organization or external clients. Implements an event strategy to achieve objectives. Being a Meeting/Event Planner I researches and recommends event venues. Coordinates meeting logistics, including attendee registration, transportation, accommodations, meals, and technology. Additionally, Meeting/Event Planner I conducts rehearsals and system checks of all equipment and connectivity. Establishes relationships with vendors for event support services. Coordinates budget planning and ensures that events stay within cost projections. May assist more senior event planners in planning larger or more complex events. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Meeting/Event Planner I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a Meeting/Event Planner I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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