Hospitality Schools In Washington DC

Hospitality classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited hospitality schools in Washington DC. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the hospitality academic community in Washington DC, and the future trends in hospitality training at the following levels:

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


  1. University of the District of Columbia

    4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Hospitality Employment

Washington DC 9,740
National 2,293,800

Of all of the hospitality professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Hospitality professionals In Washington DC

8,330 8,070 8,970 7,370 9,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, the field of hospitality is growing. There were 1,410 more hospitality professionals working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of hospitality professionals has grown by 17%. 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 Washington DC

$39,336 $39,973 $41,010 $38,453 $32,730
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to hospitality professionals are declining in Washington DC. Hospitality professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $39,336 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $32,730 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Washington DC

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Thus, hospitality professionals' salaries declined by 20% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. There is a 155% 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 Washington DC.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Hotel Management

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

Educational Trends

Hospitality programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited hospitality schools in Washington DC is increasing. In Washington DC, there were 133 graduates in 2006. And there were 154 graduates from hospitality courses in 2010.

This represents a 16% increase in the number of hospitality degree or certificate school graduates in Washington DC state. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in hospitality.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of hospitality faculty in Washington DC, growth in the field of hospitality academia and faculty salaries in Washington DC. If you are involved in teaching hospitality courses to students at the associates degree in hospitality, bachelors degree in hospitality, and masters degree in hospitality levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future hospitality faculty in Washington DC. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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