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Hospitality Management Schools in Washington

300 Hospitality students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Hospitality Management major is the 9th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Hospitality Management Majors in Washington

Hospitality majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 197
Associate’s Degree 51
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 39
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 13
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 13

Gender Distribution

In Washington, a hospitality major is more popular with women than with men.

Hospitality Management Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of hospitality majors in Washington is as follows:

  • Asian: 9.0%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.7%
  • White: 27.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 49.7%
  • Other Races: 7.0%
Hospitality Management Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Hospitality Management Grads in Washington

18,610 people in the state and 917,700 in the nation are employed in jobs related to hospitality.

Hospitality Management Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Hospitality Management Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a hospitality grad in the state is $77,970, compared to a typical salary of $62,270 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Washington that offer hospitality degrees. Learn about the most popular 13 below:

175 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,607 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 79%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The 4.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#2

Highline College

Des Moines
78 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,310 Total Students

In their early career, Highline grads earn an average salary of $30,200. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 48% of students get financical aid.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,141 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 66% of students receive it. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, South Seattle grads earn an average salary of $31,200.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,877 Total Students

62% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,200 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,845.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
11,658 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. It takes the average student 4.58 years to graduate. In their early career, CWU grads earn an average salary of $36,900.

#6

Peninsula College

Port Angeles
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,966 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. In their early career, Peninsula College grads earn an average salary of $22,700.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,225 Total Students

In their early career, Spokane Community College grads earn an average salary of $26,600. This public school has an average net price of $5,046. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 71% of students receive it.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,152 Total Students

30% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $28,700 after graduation. 59% of students get financical aid.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,884 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,293. The full-time teacher rate is 99%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

#10

Skagit Valley College

Mount Vernon
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,085 Total Students

62% of students get financical aid. 100% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Skagit Valley College will pay a net price of $8,448.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,352 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it. In their early career, WVC grads earn an average salary of $25,900. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,605.

#10

Olympic College

Bremerton
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,278 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
594 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,200 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.33 years.

Hospitality Management Careers in WA

Some of the careers hospitality majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Gaming Managers 40% $72,990
Food Service Managers 25% $72,250
Managers 22% $116,700
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 18% $49,690
Lodging Managers 16% $54,880

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to hospitality.

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Business Administration & Management 5,067
Accounting 2,573
Business & Commerce 2,458
Marketing 1,067
Finance & Financial Management 885
Business Support & Assistance 744
Entrepreneurial Studies 314
Management Information Systems 244

View all majors related to Hospitality Management

View Nationwide Hospitality Management Report

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