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Meetings & Special Events Manager Salary

$82,312 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Meetings & Special Events Manager is $82,312 a year and $40 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Meetings & Special Events Manager is between $58,281 and $101,993. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Meetings & Special Events Manager. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Manages the strategy and planning of activities, and oversees staff responsible for coordinating and organizing meetings and special events and of various sizes.
  • Plans logistics and negotiates contract(s) for conferences, and/or events, with respect to budgets, speakers, entertainment, transportation, facilities, technology, equipment, logistical requirements, printing, food and beverage, and other related issues.
  • Negotiates terms and fees, and executes and administers multiple contracts with facilities, vendors, speakers, entertainers, etc., for service, in accordance with budget constraints and company policies and procedures.
Meetings & Special Events Manager Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Job family population: 102,420

Estimated population of Meetings & Special Events Manager jobs: 47,825

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Meetings & Special Events Manager Job Listings for United States

Special Events and Stewardship Manager
Jun 4
Seattle, WA, USA
El Centro de la Raza
The Special Events & Stewardship Manager is responsible for implementing fund development ... meetings, tasks and follow-up with relevant staff, vendors and committees · Tracks event ...
May 8
Washington, DC, USA
Compass Group
Job Summary As a Meetings & Events Manager , you will focus on executing internal meetings and special events as well as assist with the day-to-day management of the operation. The manager will be ...
Catering Sales and Events Manager - Snow King Resort (Jackson)
Jun 7
South Park, United States
Benchmark Hospitality
... special needs, special events, on/off-site entertainment, transportation Knowledgeable with the property's accommodations, meeting facilities and support services available at and through the ...
Private Events Manager
May 24
Redwood City, CA, USA
... meeting trends is a plus. Must love collaborating with the Chef and team on special options and ... Private Dining Events Manager About Us: Bacchus Management Group is a boutique San Francisco-based ...
Now Hiring Event Manager! - ACME Bowl
Jun 17
Tukwila, WA, USA
Bowlero Corp
You'll also host some special events of your own--overseeing setup, meeting/exceeding guest expectations, and using guest feedback to improve the event experience. Have a BA, one year of management ...
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