How much does a Meeting/Event Planner I make in the United States? The average Meeting/Event Planner I salary in the United States is $55,338 as of November 25, 2019, but the range typically falls between $49,374 and $60,083. 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.
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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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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Meeting/Event Planner I in the United States. The base salary for Meeting/Event Planner I ranges from $49,374 to $60,083 with the average base salary of $55,338. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $50,981 to $62,631 with the average total cash compensation of $56,905.