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Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners In Demand

General Information

Description

Coordinate activities of staff, convention personnel, or clients to make arrangements for group meetings, events, or conventions.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit56.77%
  2. Private, not for profit21.05%
  3. Self-employed12.10%
  4. State and local government9.39%
  5. Federal government0.47%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Business Management & Administration

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
+8%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$52,560

State-by-state Salary

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$67,510
$26,410
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 40%
  • Some college 37%
  • High school 7%
  • Associate's degree 7%
  • Post-secondary certificate 6%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

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PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.
  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.
  • Social — You have an interest in helping, teaching, advising, assisting or providing service to others.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • English Language
  • Administrative
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Communications and Media

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