El Paso has a total population of 563,662 and a student population of 54,081. Of these students, 28,168 are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
The largest hospitality school in El Paso, by student population, is El Paso Community College. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Hospitality program at El Paso Community College.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a hospitality degree in El Paso. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,690 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,026 for hospitality related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in hospitality, if you decide to work as a hospitality professional in El Paso, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 32 hospitality professionals in Texas were working in the greater El Paso area. By the year 2018, the number of hospitality professionals is expected to increase by 27% in El Paso. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a hospitality professional in El Paso is $18,310 per year, which is higher than the average for hospitality professionals state-wide.