With an overall population of 41,155 and a student population of 10,286, approximately 10,193 of Palm Desert students attend one of Palm Desert's schools that offer hotel management programs.
The largest hotel management school in Palm Desert, by student population, is College of the Desert. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from College of the Desert with credentials in hotel management.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a hotel management degree from one of Palm Desert's hotel management schools. In 2009 tuition at hotel management schools in Palm Desert was $762 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for hotel management related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Palm Desert after graduating from hotel management school, you should know that job prospects for hotel managers in Palm Desert, which is the most popular hotel management profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 hotel managers in California were working in the greater Palm Desert area. Palm Desert's hotel manager workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hotel managers.
As a hotel manager in Palm Desert, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,920 per year. This is higher than the average salary for hotel managers in the state.