Austin has a total population of 656,562 and a student population of 105,227. Of these students, 40,248 are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
Austin Community College District is the largest hospitality school in Austin, based on student population. In 2010, Austin Community College District graduated approximately 17 students with credentials in hospitality.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a hospitality degree in Austin. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,623 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for hospitality related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in hospitality, if you decide to work as a hospitality professional in Austin, your job prospects are good. There were 76,350 hospitality professionals working in Texas and 4,910 working in the greater Austin area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of hospitality professionals is expected to increase by 27% in Austin. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in Austin, you can expect to make an average salary of $19,890 per year. This is higher than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.