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Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

in Massachusetts

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

Occupation Projection for Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
131121  Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 3,216 3,507 291 9.05 % 127 252 29 408 Bachelor's degree 

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    560  18 % 600  17 % 40  7 % $63,550
Administrative and Support Services    560  18 % 600  17 % 40  7 % $63,550
Educational Services    400  12 % 460  13 % 60  14 % $61,620
Educational Services    400  12 % 460  13 % 60  14 % $61,620
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    400  12 % 470  13 % 70  18 % $63,820
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    400  12 % 470  13 % 70  18 % $63,820
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    300  9 % 350  10 % 50  13 % $47,760
Accommodation and Food Services    270  8 % 280  8 % 10  5 % $54,960
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    250  8 % 270  8 % 20  7 % $53,050
Other Services (except Government)    250  8 % 270  8 % 20  7 % $53,050
Accommodation, including Hotels and Motels    230  7 % 240  7 % 10  4 % $56,590
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries    150  5 % 170  5 % 20  17 % $47,820
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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