Schenectady has a general population of 61,821 and an overall student population of 7,941. Approximately 5,191 of Schenectady's students are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
Schenectady's largest hospitality school is Schenectady County Community College. In 2010, Schenectady County Community College graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in hospitality.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a hospitality degree from one of Schenectady's hospitality schools. If you decide to attend a hospitality school in Schenectady, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,402.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for hospitality related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a hospitality professional in Schenectady, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 42,760 hospitality professionals in New York. Of these hospitality professionals, 2,540 were working in the greater Schenectady area. Schenectady's hospitality professional workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in Schenectady, you can expect to make an average salary of $26,810 per year. This is higher than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.