Hospitality Schools In Iowa

There are 9 accredited hospitality schools in Iowa for faculty who teach hospitality classes to choose from. The trends in Iowa's hospitality academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in hospitality includes hospitality training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. AIB College of Business

    2500 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa 50321-1799

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  2. Des Moines Area Community College

    2006 Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, Iowa 50023-3993

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  3. Eastern Iowa Community College District

    306 W River Dr, Davenport, Iowa 52801-1221

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  4. Iowa Central Community College

    One Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

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  5. Iowa Lakes Community College

    19 S 7th St, Estherville, Iowa 51334-2295

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  6. Iowa State University

    3410 Beardshear Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-2030

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  7. Kirkwood Community College

    6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-2068

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  8. North Iowa Area Community College

    500 College Dr, Mason City, Iowa 50401

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  9. Kaplan University-Davenport Campus

    1801 E Kimberly Rd Ste 1, Davenport, Iowa 52807

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Hospitality Employment

Iowa 26,180
National 2,293,800

Of all of the hospitality professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Iowa.

Employment Growth for Hospitality professionals In Iowa

29,640 27,910 28,050 27,020 26,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Hospitality is a shrinking field in Iowa. In 2010 there were 3,460 less hospitality professionals working in Iowa than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of hospitality professionals has shrunk by 12%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of hospitality professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of hospitality professionals has shrunk by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Hospitality VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$25,786 $27,461 $28,149 $28,270 $28,564
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Iowa, as the number of hospitality professionals is declining, the salaries earned by hospitality professionals are increasing. Hospitality professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $25,786 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $28,564 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$20,026
25th percentile
$22,693
50th percentile
$26,693
75th percentile
$32,857
90th percentile
$40,256

This represents a 10% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of hospitality, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid hospitality professionals earning 101% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Iowa state.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Iowa

Culinary
$23,028
Hospitality
$28,564
Hotel Management
$39,870

In Iowa, 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 Iowa

associate
9
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total14

As the number of hospitality professionals is decreasing in Iowa state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited hospitality schools in Iowa state is increasing. In Iowa, there were 103 graduates in 2006. And there were 118 graduates from hospitality courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of hospitality school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa by 15%. 64% of these graduates received a associate's degree in hospitality.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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