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Fast Facts for Meeting Planners in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Bloomington
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Springfield
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Chicago

Salaries for Meeting Planners in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Springfield

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Programs
  • AAS in Business Administration - Meeting and Event Planning
  • AAS in Business Administration - Hospitality Management
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • BA Service Management - Restaurant Enterprise Management Specialization
  • BA Service Management - Hospitality Enterprise Specialization
  • Become the leader you know you can be @ Ashford University
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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
  • 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
  • MS Organizational Leadership
Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University. We offer certificates, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in over 100 programs in a wide variety of subjects.
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
  • 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.

Programs
  • Master of Science in Applied Business Analytics

The University

With over 80 years of academic achievements, Jacksonville University is a traditional, longstanding institution consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best colleges.

Programs
  • Business Administration - Organizational Management (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.

More Illinois 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
Glen Ellyn
Associate
25,768
Elgin
Associate
9,613
Palatine
Associate
15,156
Robinson
Associate
1,445
Joliet
Associate
13,149
Lincoln
Bachelor
1,266
Springfield
Associate
6,655
Palos Hills
Associate
15,859
Des Plaines
Associate
10,805
Champaign
Associate
9,407
Decatur
Associate
3,274
Chicago
Doctorate
7,163
Carbondale
Doctorate & First Professional
20,983
Palos Heights
Bachelor
1,367
River Grove
Associate
15,658

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Meeting Planners

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. 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
Champaign 50 $54,030
Urbana 50 $54,030
Bloomington N/A $25,660
Peoria N/A $36,450
Rockford 40 $37,660
Springfield 40 $49,960

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