Oakdale has a total population of 1,551 and a student population of 2,192. Of these students, 2,192 are enrolled in schools that offer hotel management programs.
The largest hotel management school in Oakdale, by student population, is Pittsburgh Technical Institute and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSA). In 2010, Pittsburgh Technical Institute graduated approximately 21 students with credentials in hotel management.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a hotel management degree in Oakdale. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,400 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,160 for hotel management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Oakdale-based hotel management schools, you will have an added expense of $5,625 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,673.
If you plan on staying in Oakdale after graduating from hotel management school, you should know that job prospects for hotel managers in Oakdale, which is the most popular hotel management profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,850 hotel managers in Pennsylvania. Of these hotel managers, 150 were working in the greater Oakdale area. The government projects that the number of hotel managers in Oakdale will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for hotel managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a hotel manager in Oakdale is $55,670 per year, which is higher than the average for hotel managers state-wide.