Hospitality Schools
In Anchorage, Alaska

The city of Anchorage has 2 schools where hospitality faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of hospitality and hospitality education in Anchorage, which includes hospitality training at the following levels:

  • Hospitality Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Hospitality


Professional Trends

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Hospitality Employment

Anchorage 1,560
Alaska 4,240

Exactly 1,560 of the 4,240 hospitality professionals employed in Alaska, work in Anchorage. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of hospitality professionals in Anchorage has shrunk by 48%. As the number of hospitality professionals in Anchorage has decreased, overall employment in Anchorage has increased.

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Hospitality employment growth

5,470 5,870 5,500 4,670 4,240
2,990 3,120 2,600 2,420 1,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alaska
  • Dark Yellow: Anchorage

Hospitality VS. All professions salaries in Anchorage

$30,683 $31,348 $34,010 $37,171 $34,675
$45,100 $46,730 $48,050 $49,730 $51,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality in Anchorage
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Anchorage

In Anchorage, salaries for hospitality professionals have increased. In 2010 hospitality professionals in Anchorage reportedly earned an average salary of $34,675 per year. Hospitality professionals in Anchorage made a yearly average salary of $30,683, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Anchorage.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Anchorage

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Hospitality professionals in Anchorage earn a median salary of $32,060 per year. The difference in pay between the hospitality professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 115%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,710 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $50,972 per year.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Anchorage

Hotel Management

On average hospitality professionals in Anchorage earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Anchorage.

Educational Trends

Hospitality schools in Anchorage


There are 2 accredited hospitality schools in the city. Many of Anchorage's hospitality professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Hospitality Programs Offered In Anchorage


There is one degree and certificate program in hospitality offered by Anchorage's hospitality school.

Student Completed Hospitality Degrees In Anchorage


In 2010 approximately 5 students completed hospitality courses.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Anchorage, Alaska

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