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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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More Florida Meeting Planners Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville 390 $44,830
Cape Coral-Fort Myers 80 $49,040
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin 40 $39,810
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach 120 $48,790
Gainesville 50 $45,320
Lakeland-Winter Haven 40 $45,640
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach N/A $47,320
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island 150 $50,190
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton 190 $44,170
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford N/A $48,290
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville 140 $44,360
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent 60 $41,560
Port St. Lucie 40 $47,270
Sebastian-Vero Beach 40 $33,680
Tallahassee 120 $47,510
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater 900 $41,270

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