Hospitality Schools In Florida

There are 35 accredited hospitality schools in Florida for faculty who teach hospitality classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the hospitality academic community in Florida, and the future trends in hospitality training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Lynn University

    3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-5598

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  2. Broward College

    225 E las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

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  3. College of Central Florida

    3001 SW College Rd, Ocala, Florida 34474

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  4. University of Central Florida

    4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Daytona State College

    1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida 32114

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  6. Eckerd College

    4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711-4700

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  7. Edward Waters College

    1658 Kings Rd, Jacksonville, Florida 32209

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  8. Florida Atlantic University

    777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-0991

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  9. Florida State College at Jacksonville

    501 W State St, Jacksonville, Florida 32202

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  10. Florida International University

    11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199

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  11. Florida State University

    222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Gulf Coast Community College

    5230 West U.S. Highway 98, Panama City, Florida 32401

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  13. Hillsborough Community College

    39 Columbia Drive, Tampa, Florida 33606-3584

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  14. Indian River State College

    3209 Virginia Ave, Fort Pierce, Florida 34981-5596

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  15. Lake-Sumter Community College

    9501 US Hwy 441, Leesburg, Florida 34788-8751

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  16. State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota

    5840 26th St W, Bradenton, Florida 34207

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  17. Manatee Technical Institute

    5603 34th Street West, Bradenton, Florida 34210-5603

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  18. Miami Dade College

    300 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, Florida 33132-2297

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  19. Mid Florida Tech

    2900 West Oak Ridge Road, Orlando, Florida 32809

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  20. Palm Beach State College

    4200 Congress Ave, Lake Worth, Florida 33461-4796

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  21. Pensacola State College

    1000 College Blvd, Pensacola, Florida 32504-8998

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  22. Saint Leo University

    33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, Florida 33574-6665

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  23. St Petersburg College

    6021 142nd Ave, Largo, Florida 33760

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  24. South Florida Community College

    600 W College Dr, Avon Park, Florida 33825-9356

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  25. Saint Thomas University

    16401 NW 37th Ave, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6459

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  26. Valencia Community College

    190 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801

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  27. Webber International University

    1201 N Scenic Hwy, Babson Park, Florida 33827-0096

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  28. The University of West Florida

    11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, Florida 32514-5750

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  29. Advanced Technical Centers

    5600 NW 36 Street, Miami, Florida 33166

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  30. Schiller International University

    8560 Ulmerton Road, Largo, Florida 33771

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  31. Fortis College in Miami

    7757 West Flagler St, Suite 230, Miami, Florida 33144

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  32. City College Branch Campus

    7001 N.W. 4th Blvd., Gainesville, Florida 32607

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  33. Johnson & Wales University-Florida Campus

    1701 NE 127th St, North Miami, Florida 33181

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  34. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Orlando

    8511 Commodity Circle, Orlando, Florida 32819

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  35. University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee

    8350 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34243-2049

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Hospitality Employment

Florida 134,250
National 2,293,800

Of all of the hospitality professionals that work in the US, approximately 6% work in Florida state.

Employment Growth for Hospitality professionals In Florida

123,310 125,690 128,250 125,740 134,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Hospitality is a growing field in Florida. There were 10,940 more hospitality professionals working in Florida in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of hospitality professionals has grown by 9%. This growth is faster than the national trend for hospitality professionals which shows a 1% decrease in the number of hospitality professionals working around the nation.

Hospitality VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$33,020 $34,130 $35,709 $36,571 $36,373
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of hospitality professionals is growing, the salaries paid to hospitality professionals are increasing in Florida. Hospitality professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $33,020 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $36,373 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$23,656
25th percentile
$27,604
50th percentile
$33,244
75th percentile
$42,147
90th percentile
$53,594

This represents a growth in salaries of 9%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Florida, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of hospitality. The pay differential between the highest paid hospitality professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 127%

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Florida

Culinary
$26,538
Hospitality
$36,373
Hotel Management
$66,380

In Florida, hospitality professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
28
bachelor
17
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
7
Total56

The number of students graduating from the 35 accredited hospitality schools in Florida is increasing. In 2006, 1,079 students graduated from hospitality courses in Florida. And in 2010, 1,777 students graduated.

Thus there was a 65% percent increase in the number of hospitality school degree or certificate graduates in Florida. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a associate's degree in hospitality.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Florida

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