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2021 Illinois Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Salary Guide

Coordinate activities of staff, convention personnel, or clients to make arrangements for group meetings, events, or conventions.

Illinois Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Salary 2021

Salary

$50.1K

Growth

3%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Make in Illinois 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $28,480 $39,700 $50,130 $64,160 $81,210
Hourly Wage $13.69 $19.09 $24.10 $30.85 $39.04

How Much Do Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Make in Illinois 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$28,480
$39,700
$50,130
$64,160
$81,210
Hourly Wage
$13.69
$19.09
$24.10
$30.85
$39.04

What Do Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Do?

Coordinate activities of staff, convention personnel, or clients to make arrangements for group meetings, events, or conventions.

Also known as:

Catering Director, Conference Planner, Conference Planning Manager, Conference Services Director, Conference Services Manager, Convention Services Director, Convention Services Manager (CSM), Event Coordinator, Events Manager, Special Events Coordinator

  • Correspond with customers to answer questions or resolve complaints.
  • Authorize financial actions.
  • Verify accuracy of records.
  • Organize special events.
  • Organize special events.
  • Confer with personnel to coordinate business operations.
  • Inspect facilities or equipment to ensure specifications are met.
  • Prepare financial documents.
  • Monitor organizational compliance with regulations.
  • Negotiate contracts with clients or service providers.
  • Conduct eligibility or selection interviews.
  • Develop financial or business plans.
  • Train personnel to enhance job skills.
  • Supervise employees.
  • Conduct surveys in organizations.
  • Oversee business processes.
  • Organize special events.
  • Confer with others about financial matters.
  • Organize special events.
  • Organize special events.
  • Market products, services, or events.
  • Create marketing materials.
  • Update professional knowledge.
  • Create marketing materials.
  • Market products, services, or events.
  • Obtain documentation to authorize activities.

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Job Outlook in Illinois

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Illinois 5,270 5,430 3% 630
United States 138,600 149,500 8% 15,200

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Job Outlook in Illinois

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Illinois
5,270
5,430
3%
630
United States
138,600
149,500
8%
15,200

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Schools in Illinois

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
College of DuPage Meeting and Event Planning Glen Ellyn, IL Less than one year: 16

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Schools in Illinois

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Meeting and Event Planning
Glen Ellyn, IL
Less than one year: 16

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Jobs in Illinois.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Association Meeting Planner Naylor Association Solutions Schaumburg, Illinois 09/26/2021 No

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Jobs in Illinois.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Naylor Association Solutions
Schaumburg, Illinois
09/26/2021
No

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Salary Guide 2021

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