Meeting/Event Planner I Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

How much does a Meeting/Event Planner I make in Washington, DC? The average Meeting/Event Planner I salary in Washington, DC is $63,649 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $56,782 and $69,100. 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 live or virtual meetings and events for an organization or external clients. Implements an event strategy to achieve objectives. Researches and recommends event venues. Coordinates meeting logistics, including attendee registration, transportation, accommodations, meals, and technology. Conducts rehearsals and system checks of all equipment and connectivity. Establishes relationships with vendors for 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 or head of a unit/department. Work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 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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