With an overall population of 45,943 and a student population of 12,811, approximately 8,289 of Ocala students attend one of Ocala's schools that offer hospitality programs.
College of Central Florida is the largest hospitality school in Ocala, based on student population. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from College of Central Florida with credentials in hospitality.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in hospitality from hospitality schools in Ocala in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,085 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for hospitality related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a hospitality professional in Ocala, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 22,030 hospitality professionals in Florida. Of these hospitality professionals, 750 were working in the greater Ocala area. Ocala's hospitality professional workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a hospitality professional in Ocala is $17,170 per year, which is lower than the average for hospitality professionals state-wide.