Hospitality Schools In California

In California, there are 47 accredited schools where hospitality classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in hospitality in the state of California, which encompasses hospitality training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Butte College

    3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville, California 95965-8399

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  2. Alliant International University

    10455 Pomerado Road, San Diego, California 92131-1799

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  3. California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

    3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, California 91768

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  4. California State University-East Bay

    25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward, California 94542

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  5. California State University-Long Beach

    1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, California 90840-0115

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  6. California Culinary Academy

    350 Rhode Island Street, San Francisco, California 94103

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  7. College of the Canyons

    26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, California 91355-1899

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  8. City College of San Francisco

    50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco, California 94112-1898

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  9. Cuesta College

    Highway 1, San Luis Obispo, California 93403-8106

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  10. Cypress College

    9200 Valley View, Cypress, California 90630-5897

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  11. College of the Desert

    43-500 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert, California 92260

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  12. Diablo Valley College

    321 Golf Club Rd, Pleasant Hill, California 94523

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  13. Empire College School of Business

    3035 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa, California 95403-2126

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  14. Foothill College

    12345 El Monte Rd, Los Altos Hills, California 94022

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  15. Glendale Community College in Glendale, CA

    1500 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, California 91208-2894

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  16. Golden Gate University-San Francisco

    536 Mission Street, San Francisco, California 94105-2968

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  17. Grossmont College

    8800 Grossmont College Dr, El Cajon, California 92020-1799

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  18. Heald College-Fresno

    255 W Bullard, Fresno, California 93704

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  19. Lake Tahoe Community College

    One College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, California 96150

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  20. Long Beach City College

    4901 E. Carson St., Long Beach, California 90808-1706

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  21. Los Medanos College

    2700 East Leland Road, Pittsburg, California 94565

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  22. MiraCosta College

    One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, California 92056-3899

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  23. Mission College

    3000 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, California 95054-1897

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  24. Monterey Peninsula College

    980 Fremont St, Monterey, California 93940-4799

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  25. Mt. San Antonio College

    1100 N Grand Ave, Walnut, California 91789-1399

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  26. Napa Valley College

    2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy, Napa, California 94558-6236

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  27. Orange Coast College

    2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, California 92626

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  28. Pasadena City College

    1570 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, California 91106-2003

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  29. College of the Redwoods

    7351 Tompkins Hill Rd, Eureka, California 95501-9300

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  30. Saddleback College

    28000 Marguerite Pky, Mission Viejo, California 92692-3635

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  31. San Diego Mesa College

    7250 Mesa College Dr, San Diego, California 92111-4998

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  32. San Diego State University

    5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, California 92182

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  33. San Francisco State University

    1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132

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  34. University of San Francisco

    2130 Fulton St, San Francisco, California 94117-1080

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  35. San Jose State University

    1 Washington Sq, San Jose, California 95192-0001

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  36. Santa Barbara City College

    721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93109-2394

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  37. Santa Rosa Junior College

    1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, California 95401-4395

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  38. Shasta College

    11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, California 96003

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  39. Southwestern College in Chula Vista

    900 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, California 91910-7299

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  40. University of Southern California

    University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089

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  41. Berkeley City College

    2050 Center St, Berkeley, California 94704

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  42. West Los Angeles College

    9000 Overland Avenue, Culver City, California 90230-3519

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  43. Mt Diablo Adult Education

    1266 San Carlos Ave., Concord, California 94518-1102

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  44. Kensington College

    2428 N Grand Ave Ste D, Santa Ana, California 92705-8708

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  45. Santiago Canyon College

    8045 E Chapman, Orange, California 92869-4512

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  46. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Pasadena

    521 East Green Street, Pasadena, California 91101

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Cities

  1. Hospitality Schools in San Francisco, CA5 Schools
  2. Hospitality Schools in San Diego, CA3 Schools
  3. Hospitality Schools in Pasadena, CA2 Schools
  4. Hospitality Schools in Santa Rosa, CA2 Schools
  5. Hospitality Schools in Los Angeles, CA2 Schools
  6. Hospitality Schools in Long Beach, CA2 Schools
  7. Hospitality Schools in Monterey, CA1 Schools
  8. Hospitality Schools in Glendale, CA1 Schools
  9. Hospitality Schools in Pomona, CA1 Schools
  10. Hospitality Schools in Concord, CA1 Schools
  11. Hospitality Schools in Walnut, CA1 Schools
  12. Hospitality Schools in Pleasant Hill, CA1 Schools
  13. Hospitality Schools in Chula Vista, CA1 Schools
  14. Hospitality Schools in Hayward, CA1 Schools
  15. Hospitality Schools in El Cajon, CA1 Schools
  16. Hospitality Schools in Napa, CA1 Schools
  17. Hospitality Schools in Oceanside, CA1 Schools
  18. Hospitality Schools in Pittsburg, CA1 Schools
  19. Hospitality Schools in Berkeley, CA1 Schools
  20. Hospitality Schools in Palm Desert, CA1 Schools
  21. Hospitality Schools in Santa Clara, CA1 Schools
  22. Hospitality Schools in Costa Mesa, CA1 Schools
  23. Hospitality Schools in San Jose, CA1 Schools
  24. Hospitality Schools in Mission Viejo, CA1 Schools
  25. Hospitality Schools in Santa Ana, CA1 Schools
  26. Hospitality Schools in Eureka, CA1 Schools
  27. Hospitality Schools in Orange, CA1 Schools
  28. Hospitality Schools in Oroville, CA1 Schools
  29. Hospitality Schools in Culver City, CA1 Schools
  30. Hospitality Schools in Santa Barbara, CA1 Schools
  31. Hospitality Schools in Redding, CA1 Schools
  32. Hospitality Schools in Cypress, CA1 Schools
  33. Hospitality Schools in San Luis Obispo, CA1 Schools
  34. Hospitality Schools in South Lake Tahoe, CA1 Schools
  35. Hospitality Schools in Fresno, CA1 Schools
  36. Hospitality Schools in Los Altos Hills, CA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Hospitality Employment

California 285,540
National 2,293,800

Of all of the hospitality professionals in the country, nearly 12% are in the state of California.

Employment Growth for Hospitality professionals In California

290,370 306,250 306,320 294,320 285,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Hospitality is a shrinking field in California. In California, 4,830 less hospitality professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of hospitality professionals has shrunk by 2%. This is faster 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 California

$33,471 $34,680 $36,346 $35,739 $36,267
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of hospitality professionals is declining, the salaries paid to hospitality professionals are increasing in California. Hospitality professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $33,471 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $36,267 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in California

10th percentile
$24,497
25th percentile
$28,186
50th percentile
$33,659
75th percentile
$41,853
90th percentile
$51,876

This represents a growth in salaries of 8%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In California state, within the field of hospitality, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid hospitality professionals earn 112% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in California

Culinary
$29,166
Hospitality
$36,267
Hotel Management
$56,010

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
35
bachelor
10
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
48
Total94

As the number of hospitality professionals is decreasing in California state, the number of students graduating from the 47 accredited hospitality schools in California state is decreasing. In 2006, 1,042 students graduated from hospitality courses in California. And in 2010, 878 students graduated.

This represents a 16% decrease in the number of hospitality degree or certificate school graduates in California state. Most of these graduates, or 51%, earned a undergraduate certificate in hospitality.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in California

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