Palatine has a general population of 65,479 and an overall student population of 15,711. Approximately 15,711 of Palatine's students are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
Palatine's largest hospitality school is Harper College. In 2010, Harper College graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in hospitality.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in hospitality from hospitality schools in Palatine in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,610 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for hospitality related books and supplies each year.
Many hospitality graduates choose to work as hospitality professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Palatine, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 hospitality professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Palatine area. The government projects that the number of hospitality professionals in Palatine will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a hospitality professional in Palatine is $21,330 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for hospitality professionals.