The future looks bright for the Meeting, Convention and Event Planner Industry. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the industry will be adding at least 31,000 new jobs between 2010 and 2020, a faster-than-average growth rate of 44%.
The biggest employer of meeting and event planners are business, professional and political organizations, followed by hotels/motels, colleges/universities and finally, grantmaking/giving services.
With an annual median salary of $45,810 (and the top 10% earning $79,270), meeting and event planners rank #14 in the Best Business Jobs and #66 in the Top 100 Best Jobs in United States.
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