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
Southeast Minnesota 7013$21.37/hr$14.60/hr$16.99/hr$19.78/hr$25.14/hr$31.27/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities70$24.84/hr
Financial Activities110$31.45/hr
Professional and Business Services1,010$28.23/hr
Education and Health Services400$26.41/hr
Leisure and Hospitality260$20.18/hr
Other Services660$16.43/hr
Public Administration60$29.52/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$21.83/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 20$22.60/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 30$22.60/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 30$22.45/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 30$20.10/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 40$18.75/hr4.6%
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 40$19.19/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 50$21.40/hr21.3%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 50$21.90/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 50$19.10/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 70$19.78/hr1.0%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 100$20.62/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 110$20.25/hr9.6%
Northwest Balance of State 110$19.19/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 160$23.61/hr16.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,310$26.50/hr10.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,360$26.50/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,750$25.87/hr10.0%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare 690$28.67/hr13.7%
Education Administrators, All Other 950$36.78/hr10.8%
Lodging Managers 540$25.29/hr8.7%

  • 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.