Florida Meeting and Convention Planners: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Meeting And Convention Planners in Florida

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Fast Facts for Meeting Planners in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Orlando, Jacksonville and Tampa
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Sarasota, Cape Coral and Palm Bay
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Orlando, Tampa and Fort Lauderdale

Salaries for Meeting Planners in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Tallahassee, Deltona and Fort Lauderdale

Schools for Meeting Planners in Florida are listed below.

Selected Meeting Planners Schools in Florida

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  • Programs: AAS in Business Administration - Meeting and Event Planning, AAS in Business Administration - Hospitality Management
  • Degrees: Associate

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  • Programs: Associate of Arts in Hospitality
  • Degrees: Associate
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More Florida Meeting Planners Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Barry University Miami Doctorate 8,733
Bethune-Cookman University Daytona Beach Masters 3,434
Brevard Community College Cocoa Associate 14,496
Broward College Fort Lauderdale Associate 31,730
Central Florida Community College Ocala Associate 6,210
City College Casselberry Casselberry Associate 104
City College Gainesville Gainesville Bachelor 217
City College Miami Miami Bachelor 278
Daytona State College Daytona Beach Bachelor 13,675
Edward Waters College Jacksonville Bachelor 811
Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton Doctorate 26,193
Florida Community College at Jacksonville Jacksonville Bachelor 24,939
Florida Southern College Lakeland Masters 2,295
Florida State University Tallahassee Doctorate & First Professional 40,555
Gulf Coast Community College Panama City Associate 5,758
Hillsborough Community College Tampa Associate 22,621
Johnson & Wales University-Florida Campus North Miami Bachelor 1,955
Lake-Sumter Community College Leesburg Associate 3,904
Lynn University Boca Raton Doctorate 2,549
Manatee Community College Bradenton Associate 9,869
Miami Dade College Miami Bachelor 54,094
Northwood University-Florida Education Center West Palm Beach Bachelor 874
Palm Beach Community College Lake Worth Associate 22,881
Pensacola Junior College Pensacola Associate 10,728
Saint Leo University Saint Leo Masters 13,788
Saint Thomas University Miami Gardens Doctorate & First Professional 2,407
South Florida Community College Avon Park Associate 2,787
St Petersburg College Clearwater Bachelor 25,450
The University of West Florida Pensacola Doctorate 10,358
University of Central Florida Orlando Doctorate 48,398
University of South Florida Tampa Doctorate & First Professional 44,870
Valencia Community College Orlando Associate 32,870
Webber International University Babson Park Masters 601

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Meeting Planners

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Meeting Planners

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Meeting Planners relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Gainesville 50 $44110 0.61
Jacksonville 380 $41050 0.96
Cape Coral 80 $42170 0.55
Fort Myers 80 $42170 0.55
Crestview 40 $45780 0.59
Fort Walton Beach 40 $45780 0.59
Destin 40 $45780 0.59
Deltona 110 $40520 0.95
Daytona Beach 110 $40520 0.95
Ormond Beach 110 $40520 0.95
Orlando 1260 $43400 1.78
Kissimmee 1260 $43400 1.78
Sanford 1260 $43400 1.78
Palm Bay 110 $32660 0.87
Melbourne 110 $32660 0.87
Titusville 110 $32660 0.87
Pensacola 50 $38810 0.47
Ferry Pass 50 $38810 0.47
Brent 50 $38810 0.47
Port St. Lucie 60 $49130 0.66
Miami 0 $43370 0
Fort Lauderdale 0 $43370 0
West Palm Beach 0 $43370 0
Naples 160 $62650 1.93
Immokalee 160 $62650 1.93
Marco Island 160 $62650 1.93
North Port 170 $42140 0.97
Sarasota 170 $42140 0.97
Bradenton 170 $42140 0.97
Tallahassee 100 $43790 1.01
Tampa 930 $37920 1.2
St. Petersburg 930 $37920 1.2
Clearwater 930 $37920 1.2
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