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Occupational Employment Statistics


13-1121 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

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

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 10011$24.19/hr$15.30/hr$18.78/hr$23.31/hr$27.95/hr$30.19/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities40$30.79/hr
Financial Activities150$29.93/hr
Professional and Business Services440$29.24/hr
Education and Health Services190$25.28/hr
Leisure and Hospitality380$23.51/hr
Other Services290$30.82/hr
Public Administration110$23.31/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 10$28.73/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 30$18.78/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 40$25.20/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 40$23.98/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 50$22.39/hr10.6%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 50$24.05/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 50$28.62/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 60$22.79/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 60$22.88/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 70$24.04/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 70$21.34/hr22.0%
Northwest Balance of State 90$23.06/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 90$23.11/hr8.5%
Northwest Minnesota 100$23.31/hr7.5%
Central Minnesota 110$27.95/hr11.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,290$29.84/hr14.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,370$29.72/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,780$28.58/hr13.4%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare 1,190$28.49/hr11.5%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 1,980$24.20/hrN/A
Lodging Managers 530$35.15/hr1.5%

  • Confer with staff at a chosen event site to coordinate details.
  • Monitor event activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and laws, satisfaction of participants, and resolution of any problems that arise.
  • Coordinate services for events, such as accommodation and transportation for participants, facilities, catering, signage, displays, special needs requirements, printing and event security.
  • Maintain records of event aspects, including financial details.
  • Direct administrative details, such as financial operations, dissemination of promotional materials, and responses to inquiries.
  • Consult with customers to determine objectives and requirements for events, such as meetings, conferences, and conventions.
  • Review event bills for accuracy and approve payment.
  • Meet with sponsors and organizing committees to plan scope and format of events, to establish and monitor budgets, or to review administrative procedures and event progress.
  • Plan and develop programs, agendas, budgets, and services according to customer requirements.
  • Maintain records of event aspects, including financial details.