If you are interested in pursuing hotel management, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 hotel management schools in Fort Myers, Florida. With an overall population of 48,208 and a student population of 31,789, approximately 13,524 of Fort Myers students attend one of Fort Myers's schools that offer hotel management programs.
Of the 2 hotel management schools in Fort Myers, the largest hotel management school, by student population, is Florida Gulf Coast University. In 2010, Florida Gulf Coast University graduated approximately 83 students from its hotel management program.
In 2010, 85 students graduated with a hotel management degree from one of Fort Myers's hotel management schools. Tuition in 2009 at Fort Myers's hotel management schools was $16,679 per year for instate students and $31,938 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,155 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a hotel management program in Fort Myers. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,642 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,503.
Many hotel management graduates choose to work as hotel managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fort Myers, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,940 hotel managers in Florida, 50 were working in the greater Fort Myers area. The government projects that the number of hotel managers in Fort Myers will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hotel managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a hotel manager in Fort Myers is $51,270 per year, which is lower than the average for hotel managers state-wide.
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