How much does a Meeting/Event Planner II make in Chicago, IL? The average Meeting/Event Planner II salary in Chicago, IL is $68,777 as of March 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $59,628 and $79,865. 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 II plans and organizes meetings and special events for an organization or for external clients. Researches and recommends event venues. Being a Meeting/Event Planner II 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 II coordinates budget planning and ensures that events stay within cost projections. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager. The Meeting/Event Planner II occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be a Meeting/Event Planner II typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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