Meeting/Event Planner I Salary in the United States

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 November 25, 2019, but the range typically falls between $24 and $29. 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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Meeting/Event Planner I plans and organizes meetings and special events for an organization or for external clients. Researches and recommends event venues. Being a Meeting/Event Planner I coordinates meeting logistics, including transportation, accommodations, meals, and technology. Researches and maintains relationships with vendors for catering and other event support services. Additionally, Meeting/Event Planner I 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. 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 2019 Salary.com)

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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%

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