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The average salary for meeting professionals with 1–3 years of experience was $53,788; 4–5 years, $62,750; 6–8 years, $70,746; 9–10 years, $75,714; and 10+ years, $93,352. Planners with a CMP earned on average more than $10,500 a year than their colleagues without the designation: Their average pay was $89,627, compared to an overall average salary of $79,013.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
The median annual wage for meeting and convention planners was $48,290 in May 2017. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $26,390, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $82,980.
US News & World Report
Meeting, Convention and Event Planners made a median salary of $48,290 in 2017. The best-paid 25 percent made $63,800 that year, while the lowest-paid 25 percent made $35,680.
The average Meeting/Event Planner salary in the United States was $62,770 as of January 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $54,036 and $73,886. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills and the number of years in the profession.
The national average salary for a Meeting Planner was $50,688, with $64,924 at the high end, for people with 15+ years of experience.