A special events planner handle all aspects of a special event or meeting for an organization, including all amenities, accommodations and negotiations for the event, according to Salary.com.

Salary ranges can vary dramatically for meeting/event managers, but generally they earn between roughly $47,000 and $64,000 each year. This is not an entry level position: it usually requires at least 2-4 years of experience in the field, and it’s helpful to have an associates or bachelor’s degree.

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