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Meetings & Special Events Manager Salary
in Houston, Texas

$80,072 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Meetings & Special Events Manager is $80,072 a year and $38 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Meetings & Special Events Manager is between $56,696 and $99,218. 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 Houston, Texas.

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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 Houston, Texas, 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 Houston, Texas

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Description: Houston ( (listen) HEW-stən) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth most populous city in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous in North America, with an estimated 2018 population of 2,325,502. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 6,997,384 in 2018.Comprising a total area...

Meetings & Special Events Manager Job Listings for Houston, Texas

Special Events Associate - Event Marketing & Event Planning
Jun 13
Channelview, TX, USA
Hurley Recruitment
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 ...
Manager, Membership Sales
Apr 29
Houston, TX, USA
Greater Houston Partnership
... through membership, events and special initiatives. What you will do: Summary The Manager ... Facilitate monthly Member Orientation Meeting (MOM) presentations. * Maintain accurate records of ...
Business Development Manager - Saybolt
Jun 13
Deer Park, United States
Core Laboratories
Identifies trendsetter ideas by researching industry and related events, publications, and ... SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED * Must be computer literate in using Microsoft ...
Event Sales Manager
May 21
Houston, TX, USA
... staff meetings, and work as a team member with the sales and events staff. The manager also works ... closely with an assigned Administrative Assistant and other support staff. Hyatt associates work in ...
Manager in Training
Apr 30
Houston, TX, USA
Prepare presentations to promote new products and special deals. * Teach and train * Learn Micro ... Meeting sales goals Fantastic opportunity to add marketing and sales experience to your resume.
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