Eau Claire has a total population of 61,704 and a student population of 17,744. Of these students, 5,774 are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
Chippewa Valley Technical College is the largest hospitality school in Eau Claire, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Hospitality program at Chippewa Valley Technical College.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in hospitality from hospitality schools in Eau Claire in 2010. If you decide to attend a hospitality school in Eau Claire, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,607.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,264 for hospitality related books and supplies each year.
Many hospitality graduates choose to work as hospitality professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Eau Claire, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 10,780 hospitality professionals in Wisconsin. Of these hospitality professionals, 230 were working in the greater Eau Claire area. The number of hospitality professionals in Eau Claire is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a hospitality professional in Eau Claire is $24,550 per year, which is higher than the average for hospitality professionals state-wide.