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 $28 as of June 28, 2022, but the range typically falls between $25 and $31. 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.
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 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Meeting/Event Planner I in the United States. The average hourly rate for Meeting/Event Planner I ranges from $25 to $31 with the average hourly pay of $28. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $26 to $32 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $29.