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Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $25.87
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners *

Area Low Median High
U S
$18.27 $24.56 $31.97
Minnesota
$19.50 $25.87 $30.53
Central Minnesota
$19.13 $23.61 $32.83
Northeast Minnesota
$17.77 $21.40 $26.90
Northwest Minnesota
$11.68 $20.25 $24.96
Southeast Minnesota
$16.99 $19.78 $25.14
Southwest Minnesota
$11.88 $18.75 $25.23
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$20.35 $26.50 $30.78

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 2,750 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 2,227 new Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 134,100 143,800 9,600 7.2%
Minnesota 2016 2026 Number Percent
Statewide 1,737 1,910 173 10%
Central Minnesota 84 98 14 16.7%
Northeast Minnesota 89 108 19 21.3%
Northwest Minnesota 115 126 11 9.6%
Southeast Minnesota 97 98 1 1%
Southwest Minnesota 65 68 3 4.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,269 1,405 136 10.7%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.