With an overall population of 45,793 and a student population of 2,836, approximately 2,601 of Pittsfield students attend one of Pittsfield's schools that offer hospitality programs.
Of the 1 hospitality schools in Pittsfield, the largest hospitality school, by student population, is Berkshire Community College. In 2010, Berkshire Community College graduated approximately 9 students from its hospitality program.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in hospitality from hospitality schools in Pittsfield in 2010. In 2009 tuition at hospitality schools in Pittsfield was $3,744 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $810 for hospitality related books and supplies every year.
Many hospitality graduates choose to work as hospitality professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pittsfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 23,950 hospitality professionals in Massachusetts, 260 were working in the greater Pittsfield area. The number of hospitality professionals in Pittsfield is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a hospitality professional in Pittsfield is $24,610 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for hospitality professionals.