Texas Meeting and Convention Planners: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Meeting And Convention Planners in Texas

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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

Schools for Meeting Planners in Texas are listed below.

Selected Meeting Planners Schools in Texas

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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: Restaurant & Catering Management (AAS)
  • Degrees: Associate

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Master of Business Administration - Servant Management
  • Degrees: Master
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More Texas Meeting Planners Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Austin Community College District Austin Associate 33,508
Central Texas College Killeen Associate 21,532
Colin College Plano Associate 20,143
Del Mar College Corpus Christi Associate 11,167
El Paso Community College El Paso Associate 25,023
Houston Community College Houston Associate 43,518
North Lake College Irving Associate 9,835
Northwood University Cedar Hill Cedar Hill Bachelor 937
St Philips College San Antonio Associate 9,256
Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches Doctorate 11,607
Tarrant County College Fort Worth Associate 37,948
Texas Tech University Lubbock Doctorate & First Professional 28,260
University of Houston Houston Doctorate & First Professional 34,663
University of North Texas 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, 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


Austin 920 $45760 1.56
Round Rock 920 $45760 1.56
Houston 1570 $46830 0.84
The Woodlands 1570 $46830 0.84
Sugar Land 1570 $46830 0.84
College Station 120 $33480 1.94
Bryan 120 $33480 1.94
Corpus Christi 60 $37770 0.5
Dallas 2370 $50190 1.13
Fort Worth 2370 $50190 1.13
Arlington 2370 $50190 1.13
El Paso 70 $37100 0.38
San Antonio 680 $39070 1.14
New Braunfels 680 $39070 1.14
Lubbock 90 $35370 1.04
McAllen 40 $39130 0.27
Edinburg 40 $39130 0.27
Mission 40 $39130 0.27
Killeen 30 $46660 0.37
Temple 30 $46660 0.37
Tyler 40 $35450 0.63
Waco 50 $45050 0.67
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