Iowa Meeting and Convention Planners: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Meeting And Convention Planners in Iowa

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Fast Facts for Meeting Planners in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Dubuque
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Davenport
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Des Moines

Salaries for Meeting Planners in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Des Moines

Schools for Meeting Planners in Iowa are listed below.

Selected Meeting Planners Schools in Iowa

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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 Applied Science in Business Administration : Health Club Operations, Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration : Hospitality Management
  • Degrees: Associate
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More Iowa Meeting Planners Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Associate 18,320
Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport Associate 7,329
Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge Associate 5,731
Iowa Lakes Community College Estherville Associate 3,013
Iowa State University Ames Doctorate & First Professional 26,160
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids Associate 15,091
Morningside College Sioux City Masters 1,798
North Iowa Area Community College Mason City Associate 3,272

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Meeting Planners

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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


Iowa City 110 $38460 1.94
Cedar Rapids 40 $38170 0.45
Des Moines 330 $47480 1.51
West Des Moines 330 $47480 1.51
Waterloo 60 $34650 1.14
Cedar Falls 60 $34650 1.14
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