Meeting/Event Planner Salary in Chicago, Illinois

How much does a Meeting/Event Planner make in Chicago, IL? The average Meeting/Event Planner salary in Chicago, IL is $67,242 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $57,885 and $79,146. 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

Is responsible for planning and organizing a meeting or special event for an organization. Coordinates all amenities and accommodations including site selection, food, transportation, and audio visual equipment. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a manager. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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57885
79146
67242

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59128
82656
69318
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Meeting/Event Planner in Chicago, IL. The base salary for Meeting/Event Planner ranges from $57,885 to $79,146 with the average base salary of $67,242. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $59,128 to $82,656 with the average total cash compensation of $69,318.
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  1. This Job:

    Meeting/Event Planner

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Meeting/Event Manager

    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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