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Meeting/Event Director in the United States

How much does a Meeting/Event Director earn in the United States? The average Meeting/Event Director salary in the United States is $123,938 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $105,172 and $146,525. 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.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Directs and oversees the planning of meetings and special events for an organization. Coordinates all amenities, accommodations, and related departments including site selection, staffs, food, transportation, and audio or visual equipment. Monitors and controls event budgets and negotiates all necessary contracts. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a top management. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.

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