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Planner Special Meetings Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$87,206 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Planner Special Meetings is $87,206 a year and $42 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Planner Special Meetings is between $61,747 and $108,057. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Planner Special Meetings. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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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.
Planner Special Meetings Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Job family population: 102,420

Estimated population of Planner Special Meetings jobs: 47,825

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Planner Special Meetings Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Special Education Teacher-Elementary/Middle School
Apr 12
Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School (The O-School)
Essential Functions: 50% Planning and Preparation/Instructional Methods/Assessment of Learning ... Participate in faculty meetings, parent conferences, and transition activities for students ...
Special Education Teacher Grades 7/8 Self-Contained
Apr 18
Joliet, IL, USA
The Menta Group Special Education Services
Direct planning activities and put programs in place to ensure attainment of the school's mission ... meeting the social-emotional needs of students PK-Age 22. Programming from location to location ...
Assistant Principal Special Education School
Apr 17
Waukegan, IL, USA
The Menta Group Special Education Services
Exceptional problem-solving, critical-thinking, and strategic planning skills * Ability to ... meeting the social-emotional needs of students PK-Age 22. Programming from location to location ...
Assistant for Corporate Planning and Legal Department
May 8
Bloomingdale, IL, USA
Actus Consulting Group
... coordination of corporate level meeting; assistance in planning and coordination for ... as assistance in special projects per Corporate Planning and Legal Manager;s request.
Course Specialist
May 16
Rosemont, IL, USA
You are a meeting planning whiz, who exudes the highest level of member service, both in mentality ... Maintain special course websites as assigned. Posts the CME courses on the online calendar as well ...
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