Event Planner

Code: 13-1121.00

Also known as: Catering Director, Conference Planner, Conference Planning Manager, Conference Services Director, Conference Services Manager, Convention Services Director, Convention Services Manager (CSM), Event Coordinator, Events Manager, Special Events Coordinator

Description: Between email and video conferencing, individuals are more connected now than ever before. However, despite all the advances in communication, nothing quite beats quality face-to-face time between businesses, clients and professionals.Event Planners are responsible for bringing people together for conventions, special events and general meetings. They keep events running smoothly, managing everything from guest lists and transportation to meeting locations and dining.

Event Planner

Typical wages

10% $29,240
25% $38,460
Median $51,560
75% $67,250
90% $88,360
10% $14.06
25% $18.49
Median $24.79
75% $32.33
90% $42.48

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 15,200