Meeting/Event Planner I Salary in Bakersfield, California

How much does a Meeting/Event Planner I make in Bakersfield, CA? The average Meeting/Event Planner I salary in Bakersfield, CA is $60,146 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $53,656 and $65,296. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description

Plans and organizes meetings and special events for an organization or for external clients. Researches and recommends event venues. Coordinates meeting logistics, including transportation, accommodations, meals, and technology. Researches and maintains relationships with vendors for catering and other event support services. Coordinates budget planning and ensures that events stay within cost projections. May assist more senior event planners in planning larger or more complex events. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager. Work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Meeting/Event Planner I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Meeting/Event Planner II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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