Hospitality Schools In Arizona

Hospitality classes faculty can choose to work at one of 9 accredited hospitality schools in Arizona. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the hospitality academic community in Arizona, and the future trends in hospitality training at the following levels:

  • Hospitality Certificate
  • Associates degree in Hospitality
  • Bachelors degree in Hospitality


  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Arizona Western College

    2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Scottsdale Community College

    9000 E Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale

    8100 E Camelback Rd, Suite 1001, Scottsdale, Arizona 85251-2729

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. University of Phoenix-Online Campus

    3157 E. Elwood Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-7209

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Coconino County Community College

    2800 S. Lone Tree Rd., Flagstaff, Arizona 86001-2701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Hospitality Employment

Arizona 51,900
National 2,293,800

Approximately 2% of the country's hospitality professionals work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Hospitality professionals In Arizona

52,610 54,330 54,270 51,600 51,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of hospitality professionals is shrinking in Arizona. In 2010 there were 710 less hospitality professionals working in Arizona than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of hospitality has shrunk by 1% in Arizona. This is slower than the trend for hospitality professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of hospitality professionals has shrunk by 1% between 2006 and 2010.

Hospitality VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$29,587 $30,316 $31,069 $32,054 $33,683
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to hospitality professionals are growing in Arizona. Hospitality professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $29,587 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $33,683 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Arizona

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Thus, hospitality professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 140% pay differential between the highest paid hospitality professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of hospitality in Arizona.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Arizona

Hotel Management

In Arizona, hospitality professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Hospitality programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited hospitality schools in Arizona is increasing. In Arizona, there were 195 graduates in 2006. And there were 591 graduates from hospitality courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of hospitality school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona by 203%. 53% of these graduates received a associate's degree in hospitality.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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