Whether you’ve been an event planner for years or are just getting started, it’s always interesting to know more details about the industry you work in. Are you in search of a new position within your field? When you have the right data at your fingertips, you’ll know what states pay the most, or even important skills employees look for in event planners. Check out these career statistics provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics and Data USA to learn more about the event planning industry.
District of Columbia
The median annual wage for meeting, convention, and event planners was $46,840 in May 2015.
* Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.
(Source credit: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/meeting-convention-and-event-planners.htm.)
Pretty interesting facts, huh? Doing your research is important, but also keep in mind that the event planning industry is a complex beast. The data above is general representation, but event planning jobs remain diverse, so take the time to research a position that fits your lifestyle needs and matches your long-term goals. Happy event planning!