With an overall population of 51,475 and a student population of 18,092, approximately 3,118 of Huntington students attend one of Huntington's schools that offer hospitality programs.
Mountwest Community and Technical College is the largest hospitality school in Huntington, based on student population. Approximately 19 students graduated in 2010 from Mountwest Community and Technical College with credentials in hospitality.
A reported 19 students graduated with credentials in hospitality in Huntington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,856 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for hospitality related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a hospitality professional in Huntington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 hospitality professionals in West Virginia were working in the greater Huntington area. By the year 2018, the number of hospitality professionals is expected to increase by 6% in Huntington. 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 Huntington is $18,330 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for hospitality professionals.