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Meeting and Convention Planners - What They Do


Meeting and Convention Planners generally receive a Bachelor's degree before they enter the job market. Once employed, Meeting and Convention Planners can expect to earn an average of $49,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Meeting and Convention Planners will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 19.9% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Meeting and Convention Planners are seldom seen going the entrepreneurial route. Currently, 5.6% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Meeting and Convention Planners can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 3.1% are currently unemployed.

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