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Fast Facts for Meeting Planners in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: State College, Reading and Philadelphia
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Allentown, Pittsburgh and York
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Meeting Planners in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, Reading and Pittsburgh

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  • Event Management (C)
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  • AAS in Business Administration - Meeting and Event Planning
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Programs
  • Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Recognized for academic excellence, meaningful research & graduate achievement
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission w/ programmatic accreditations
  • More than 200 majors with a beautiful campus location in Indiana
  • Top 5 public university in the U.S according to the Wall Street Journal
  • Has a helpful Academic Success Center to help students reach their potential
Programs
  • Master of Business Administration: Healthcare Management
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
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Programs
  • Master of Business Administration - Servant Management
  • Recognized as a Top 20 Best Online Bachelor’s Program by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.
  • Online, campus-based, and evening courses offered in 95 areas of study, including Business, Nursing, Psychology, & more.
  • Endorsed by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education magazine as a Military Friendly School in 2015. 
  • Features small class sizes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.
  • 88% of Regent University students receive financial aid, with $18 million awarded in institutional scholarships & aid each year.
Programs
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  • A private, accredited distance learning college based in Norcross, Georgia founded in 1987.
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  • Allows alumni to enroll in any future program at a reduced rate.
Programs
  • MS in Organization Development and Leadership
  • MS in Health Administration - Organizational Development and Leadership
  • The online MS in Organizational Development and Leadership transcends typical management programs to create an experience that builds your leadership skills
  • You will analyze and evaluate the culture of a company, study the strengths and opportunities of your own mind and personality
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  • MBA - Insurance and Risk Management
  • UC is committed to liberal education integrated with professional study
  • Accredited by the MSCHE with a beautiful campus located in Utica, New York
  • 21 graduate programs, 38 undergraduate majors & study abroad opportunities
  • More than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students (full- and part-time)
  • Offers financial aid options to students who qualify for tuition assistance
Programs
  • MBA - Operations Management
  • A private Catholic & Jesuit institution delivering a transformative education
  • Scranton U has earned accreditation from 17 different accrediting agencies
  • Lovely 58 acre campus situated off Interstate 81 in PA’s Pocono Northeast region
  • 88% of faculty hold doctoral or other terminal degrees in their fields
  • 2017-18 first-year students got $30 million + in financial aid & scholarships
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More Pennsylvania Meeting Planners Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Newtown
Associate
9,649
Cheyney
Masters
1,438
Pittsburgh
Associate
18,525
Monaca
Associate
3,194
Philadelphia
Associate
17,334
Media
Associate
10,816
Philadelphia
Doctorate
20,682
Pittsburgh
Doctorate & First Professional
10,296
East Stroudsburg
Masters
7,053
Erie
Associate
287
Grove City
Bachelor
2,504
Harrisburg
Associate
9,774
Indiana
Doctorate
14,018
La Plume
Bachelor
1,796
Annville
Doctorate
1,936
Schnecksville
Associate
7,184
Nanticoke
Associate
6,323
Williamsport
Bachelor
1,429
Scranton
Doctorate
3,316
Erie
Masters
4,253
Bethlehem
Associate
7,912
Johnstown
Associate
1,358
Media
Bachelor
1,646
University Park
Doctorate
43,252
Abington
Bachelor
3,352
Reading
Bachelor
2,824
McKeesport
Bachelor
783
Moon Township
Doctorate
5,055
Rosemont
Masters
940
Greensburg
Masters
1,991
Selinsgrove
Bachelor
2,039
Philadelphia
Doctorate & First Professional
34,696
Philadelphia
Bachelor
488
Greenville
Bachelor
1,219
Youngwood
Associate
6,239
Chester
Doctorate
4,866
York
Associate
247

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Meeting Planners

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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
Harrisburg-Carlisle 260 $48,900
Lancaster 90 $41,500
Pittsburgh 620 $43,380
Reading 80 $53,470
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton 90 $38,380
State College 110 $51,730

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