Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners (13-1121)

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

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 7175 5.60 11
United States 100,000109,900 9.9990 1,1902,180

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 25.0112.3416.72 22.7630.3639.92
Alaska 25.8317.5221.02 23.6427.8137.57
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 27.2819.8821.37 23.8228.0952.09

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
854 4.759.5 44.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation21
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation6
UI claimants previously working in occupation5
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 108
Number of job position postings 13
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 8.3

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None