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Meetings & Special Events Manager Salary
in Minneapolis, Minnesota

$86,033 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Meetings & Special Events Manager is $86,033 a year and $41 an hour in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The average salary range for a Meetings & Special Events Manager is between $60,916 and $106,603. 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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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 Minneapolis, Minnesota, 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Description: Minneapolis ( (listen)) is the county seat of Hennepin County and the larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States. As of 2018, Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota and 46th-largest in the United States, with an estimated population of 425,403. The Twin Cities metropolitan area consists of Minneapolis, its neighbor Saint Paul, and suburbs which altogether contain about 3.63 million people, and is the third-largest economic center in the Midwest.Minneapolis lies on both banks of the Mississippi River, just north of the river's confluence with the Minnesota...

Meetings & Special Events Manager Job Listings for Minneapolis, Minnesota

Retail General Manager - Multi Unit Management
Jun 4
Saint Paul, MN, USA
We Place People Executive Search Firm
... special events / marketing and mall management within an organization that is truly doing some ... meeting the needs of the community demographics The GM will be an active member of the local ...
Special Events Associate - Event Marketing & Event Planning
Apr 13
Minnetonka, MN, USA
Consulting Firm
Serve as Event Manager when necessary * Serve as an enthusiastic member of the event staff and lead by example for interns The special events training program uses a hands on approach that will ...
Machining Manager
Apr 10
Anoka, MN, USA
Konik PrimeStaff
The company offers special events and perks including sporting event tickets to enjoy with the ... You actively participate in Tier 2 meetings with other production departments to ensure priorities ...
Compliance Manager
May 29
Wilson-McShane Corporation
... meetings as needed and communicate Fund changes to the appropriate staff. · Monitor, develop ... Manage frequent change, delays, or unexpected events; Ability to prioritize duties. Independent ...
Program Manager, Event Services
Jun 12
This position is responsible for managing events and programs. Position responsibilities include ... meeting or event planning experience
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