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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

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Programs
  • AAS in Business Administration - Meeting and Event Planning
  • AAS in Business Administration - Hospitality Management
  • Degrees offered include Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and Master of Business Administration.
  • Students are instructed in relevant business skills like communication, mathematics, and management.
  • Coursework emphasizes the development of project management, communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Flexible, 100% online and campus based programs available.
Programs
  • Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Purdue University offers a strong foundation of tradition and history, an environment of intellectual curiosity and discovery, and a supportive, student-centered approach to learning. Founded in 1869 as a land-grant school, the University is known today for its prolific faculty as well as a record of distinguished research and achievement in aerospace, engineering, technology, science, and math. Our goal is to educate and develop men and women of personal integrity and scholarly excellence.

Programs
  • Associate of Arts in Hospitality

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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Fort Myers
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Programs
  • Project Management
  • Features a community service program for students, called the Ambassador Program.
  • Offers several programs in healthcare, criminal justice, broadcasting, business administration and more.
  • Features an online system called MyPortal that allows students to check their schedule, grades, calculate their GPA, and more.
  • Has 5 Florida campuses located in Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Miami, Hollywood, and Altamonte Springs, with online options.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Fort Lauderdale
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  • Available business concentrations include Accounting, Economics, General Management, Marketing, and Human Resource Management.
  • Ranked among the Best Online MBA and Online Graduate Business Programs in 2016 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Programmatic accreditation provided by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • Music Business, Bachelor of Science (Online)
  • Entertainment Business, Master of Science (Online)
  • Push Your Creativity To The Next Level.
  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
  • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain practical knowledge and real-world experience.
  • Join us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram to interact with our community, read about grad success, and see campus images.
Programs
  • Online MS in Supply Chain Management
  • Ranked among the Best Business Schools in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Ranked the #1 Public MBA program in the NYC region in 2014 by the U.S. News and World Report.
  • Educates about 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students per academic year at two campuses in New Jersey as well as five satellite locations in New Jersey and Singapore.
  • The only public university in New Jersey in the Association of American Universities (AAU), a group comprising of North America’s 63 leading research universities.
Programs
  • Master of Business Administration in Nonprofit Management

National Louis University is one of the oldest and most progressive universities in Chicago. We offer more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs through two colleges: the National College of Education and the College of Professional Studies and Advancement.

Programs
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation

Change the World with American University

Be a part of something bigger than yourself. At American University, we strive to help you develop your professional interests and indulge in your passion for making a difference. Our online degree programs allow you to gain the advanced skills for active leadership in a variety of fields.

Set Yourself Apart at American University

At American University, our smart, passionate and engaged students and faculty focus their knowledge to create meaningful change. Our strengths in international service and public affairs inspire our sense of social responsibility and a dedication to cultural and intellectual diversity. We're defined by our global perspective, practical idealism and a dedication to public service.

More Florida Meeting Planners Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Miami
Doctorate
8,733
Daytona Beach
Masters
3,434
Cocoa
Associate
14,496
Fort Lauderdale
Associate
31,730
Ocala
Associate
6,210
Casselberry
Associate
104
Gainesville
Bachelor
217
Miami
Bachelor
278
Daytona Beach
Bachelor
13,675
Jacksonville
Bachelor
811
Boca Raton
Doctorate
26,193
Jacksonville
Bachelor
24,939
Lakeland
Masters
2,295
Tallahassee
Doctorate & First Professional
40,555
Panama City
Associate
5,758
Tampa
Associate
22,621
North Miami
Bachelor
1,955
Leesburg
Associate
3,904
Boca Raton
Doctorate
2,549
Bradenton
Associate
9,869
Miami
Bachelor
54,094
West Palm Beach
Bachelor
874
Lake Worth
Associate
22,881
Pensacola
Associate
10,728
Saint Leo
Masters
13,788
Miami Gardens
Doctorate & First Professional
2,407
Avon Park
Associate
2,787
Clearwater
Bachelor
25,450
Pensacola
Doctorate
10,358
Orlando
Doctorate
48,398
Tampa
Doctorate & First Professional
44,870
Orlando
Associate
32,870
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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville 390 $42,930
Cape Coral 80 $44,080
Fort Myers 80 $44,080
Crestview 40 $31,630
Fort Walton Beach 40 $31,630
Destin 40 $31,630
Deltona 120 $45,240
Daytona Beach 120 $45,240
Ormond Beach 120 $45,240
Gainesville 50 $43,730
Lakeland 40 $46,960
Winter Haven 40 $46,960
Miami -2222 $45,290
Fort Lauderdale -2222 $45,290
West Palm Beach -2222 $45,290
Naples 150 $43,450
Immokalee 150 $43,450
Marco Island 150 $43,450
North Port 190 $43,910
Sarasota 190 $43,910
Bradenton 190 $43,910
Orlando -2222 $43,720
Kissimmee -2222 $43,720
Sanford -2222 $43,720
Palm Bay 140 $33,220
Melbourne 140 $33,220
Titusville 140 $33,220
Pensacola 60 $39,910
Ferry Pass 60 $39,910
Brent 60 $39,910
Port St. Lucie 40 $44,870
Sebastian 40 $33,060
Vero Beach 40 $33,060
Tallahassee 120 $46,620
Tampa 900 $38,870
St. Petersburg 900 $38,870
Clearwater 900 $38,870

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