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)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 6872 5.93 58
United States 116,700129,400 10.94,700 9,20015,170

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 25.3012.6917.15 23.2230.6739.89
Alaska 28.8616.2221.36 26.3731.1353.72
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 32.0416.8822.82 27.8937.3258.75

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
717 9.963.2 51.5
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation33
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation12
UI claimants previously working in occupation6
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 139
Number of job position postings 16
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 8.7

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

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