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Meetings & Special Events Manager Salary
in Boston, Massachusetts

$94,728 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Meetings & Special Events Manager is $94,728 a year and $46 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for a Meetings & Special Events Manager is between $67,073 and $117,378. 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 Boston, Massachusetts.

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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 Boston, Massachusetts, 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 Boston, Massachusetts

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Description: Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 694,583 in 2018, making it also the most populous city in New England. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country...

Meetings & Special Events Manager Job Listings for Boston, Massachusetts

Special Events Coordinator
May 23
Marblehead, USA
Tedesco Country Club
They manage the event calendar for member functions, golf functions and outside functions. This ... Beverage Meetings • Ensure timely food and beverage service for events and quality of food ...
Manager, Neodent Education & Events
Apr 14
Andover, United States
... meetings. * Manages and executes special projects such as road shows, regional conferences ... Education and Events * Accountable for successful execution of projects related to Sales Rep driven ...
Administrative Manager / Marketing Coordinator
Jun 14
Boston, MA, USA
Real Estate Company
Transaction Management & systems input, confidentiality, providing technical support for company ... meetings, special events support, office communications, and coordination of office vendors ...
Special Events Coordinator
May 22
Boston, USA
Manning Personnel Group
Special Events Coordinator The Special Events Manager will collaborate with multiple teams to create 'must-attend' industry events. You'll lead all aspects of event and conference management and ...
Assistant Taproom Manager
May 20
Waltham, United States
Mighty Squirrel Brewing Co.
... special events • Follow specific standard operating procedures (SOPs) for all aspects of the ... in staff meetings and trainings as necessary • Utilize social media to consistently promote ...
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