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Meeting Planners Salary Update: Event Organizer Jobs to Return Post-Vaccine

As featured on December 21, 2020, in Northstar Meetings Group newsletter, a meetings industry hiring expert says event-organizing firms will have the upper hand when job openings become available again, and compensation might be lower than the $87,251 pre-Covid average from the 2020 Meeting Planner Salary Survey.

Life sure has changed since 612 meeting planners took our 2020 Salary Survey, which shows how much event organizers were making before the coronavirus and its dire consequences hit the industry. Pre-Covid, meeting planners made an average of $87,251, but when event planning jobs become available again, candidates might see offerings more in the $60,000 to $70,000 range at first, says an industry hiring expert., especially about penalties and damages," she said.


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