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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
Southwest Minnesota 406$23.84/hr$14.68/hr$15.10/hr$24.16/hr$28.51/hr$35.49/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities60$31.77/hr
Financial Activities120$30.53/hr
Professional and Business Services260$31.01/hr
Education and Health Services250$24.88/hr
Leisure and Hospitality230$24.53/hr
Other Services460$30.53/hr
Public Administration70$30.34/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$28.08/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 20$24.48/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 30$24.46/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 40$24.16/hr10.6%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 40$23.79/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 40$28.38/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 40$21.50/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 50$24.68/hr22.0%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 50$24.76/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 60$24.16/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 80$24.35/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 90$24.31/hr8.5%
Central Minnesota 100$28.38/hr11.6%
Northwest Balance of State 120$21.50/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 140$22.17/hr7.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,130$30.53/hr14.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,200$30.53/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,600$30.41/hr13.4%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare 970$27.30/hr11.5%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 1,770$24.77/hrN/A
Lodging Managers 550$29.36/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.