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Fast Facts for Meeting Planners in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Austin, Waco and Corpus Christi
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: El Paso, Fort Worth and Houston
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and Austin

Salaries for Meeting Planners in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Austin, Houston and Dallas

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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
  • Program areas include Culinary Arts, Culinary Management, and more
  • Students are taught cooking styles from around the globe, including Classical European, Asian, and Latin cuisine
  • Curriculum designed to prepare students for a career as a chef, with course topics that include Culinary Techniques, Management by Menu, and Nutrition
  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef
Programs
  • B.S. in Hospitality Management
  • Ready to earn your business degree? If you identify with at least one of the statements below, GCU could be a good fit for you!
  • I have worked in the business field for a number of years and want to further my education in order to qualify for promotions, leadership positions, and salary increases.
  • I am graduating from high school and am interested in pursuing a career in a business field, but I first need the skills experience.
  • I am interested in a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral degree in my specialized business area of focus.
  • I want flexible course offerings, such as the option of 100% online, evening or campus classes.
  • I need a university that provides quality educational offerings through academic excellence and real-world relevance. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
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
  • Master of Business Administration - Servant Management
  • Let Regent Lead The Way
  • No matter your passion, you'll find your place at Regent! Choose from more than 95 areas of study in the subject areas employers demand.
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
  • Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Management
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Ranked among the Best Online MBA Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months and a master’s degree in 14-24 months.
Programs
  • Master of Science in Organizational Development
  • Ranked among the top 20 Regional Universities in the West in 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Listed as one of America’s Best Colleges by Forbes Magazine in 2014.
  • More than 97% of tenure-track faculty holds a terminal degree in their field.
  • Student to faculty ratio of 15:1, and 47.5% of classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • MBA - Insurance and Risk Management

What They’re Known For

Founded in 1946 and located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a regionally accredited, independent, private institution that features many of the advantages of a large university — such as undergraduate and graduate degree options, excellent academics, and outstanding faculty — with the intimacy and high degree of personal attention more closely associated with smaller private institutions.


More Texas 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
Austin
Associate
33,508
Killeen
Associate
21,532
Plano
Associate
20,143
Corpus Christi
Associate
11,167
El Paso
Associate
25,023
Houston
Associate
43,518
Irving
Associate
9,835
Cedar Hill
Bachelor
937
San Antonio
Associate
9,256
Nacogdoches
Doctorate
11,607
Fort Worth
Associate
37,948
Lubbock
Doctorate & First Professional
28,260
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
34,663
Denton
Doctorate
34,710

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Meeting Planners

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. 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
Austin 1040 $52,500
Round Rock 1040 $52,500
Amarillo 30 $32,140
Beaumont N/A $36,650
Port Arthur N/A $36,650
Brownsville 40 $53,130
Harlingen 40 $53,130
College Station 110 $35,340
Bryan 110 $35,340
Corpus Christi 60 $43,980
Dallas 2480 $52,760
Fort Worth 2480 $52,760
Arlington 2480 $52,760
El Paso 60 $36,600
Houston 1720 $46,350
The Woodlands 1720 $46,350
Sugar Land 1720 $46,350
San Antonio 710 $38,850
New Braunfels 710 $38,850
Lubbock 90 $36,210
McAllen 60 $36,880
Edinburg 60 $36,880
Mission 60 $36,880
Midland N/A $45,150
Killeen 30 $47,080
Temple 30 $47,080
Tyler 30 $40,250
Waco 50 $45,740

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