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Meetings & Special Events Manager Salary
in District of Columbia, United States

$92,358 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Meetings & Special Events Manager is $92,358 a year and $44 an hour in District of Columbia, United States. The average salary range for a Meetings & Special Events Manager is between $65,395 and $114,441. 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 District of Columbia, 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 District of Columbia, 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 %



About District of Columbia, United States

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Description: Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States. Founded after the American Revolution as the seat of government of the newly independent country, Washington was named after George Washington, the first president of the United States and a Founding Father. As the seat of the United States federal government and several international organizations, Washington is an important world political capital. The city is also one of the most visited cities in the world, with more than 20 million tourists annually.The signing of the Residence...

Meetings & Special Events Manager Job Listings for District of Columbia, United States

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 ...
Events Manager
Jun 3
Washington, DC, USA
LGBTQ Victory Fund and Institute
... and other special events across the country. This position works collaboratively with our ... board meetings. Support all planning & logistical needs for 6 local host committees across the ...
Front Office Manager - Office of Advancement
Jun 14
Washington, DC, USA
Georgetown Univerisity
Additionally, this individual will maintain invitations for all special and regional events. The ... Meeting and Event Scheduling + Manage the online scheduling for five conference rooms and is the go ...
Assistant Director, Events (15633)
Jun 6
Washington, DC, USA
American University
... events, meetings, and conferences in support of and aligned with the Sine Institute and School of ... May manage student workers and other part time staff needed to handle logistics related to ...
Special Assistant to the Dean
Jun 20
Washington, DC, USA
Georgetown Univerisity
... Management + Manages the Dean's schedule, reception, travel, and meeting coordination and ... Event Coordination + Coordinates limited internal events hosted by the Dean, such as private lunch ...
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