Hospitality Schools In Kansas

In Kansas, there are 5 accredited schools where hospitality classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Kansas' 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


  1. Butler Community College

    901 S Haverhill Rd, El Dorado, Kansas 67042-3280

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Colby Community College

    1255 S Range, Colby, Kansas 67701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Fort Hays State University

    600 Park St, Hays, Kansas 67601-4099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Johnson County Community College

    12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, Kansas 66210-1299

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Hospitality Employment

Kansas 27,020
National 2,293,800

Of all of the hospitality professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Kansas state.

Employment Growth for Hospitality professionals In Kansas

27,390 27,460 27,790 27,220 27,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Hospitality is a shrinking field in Kansas. 370 less hospitality professionals were working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of hospitality professionals has shrunk by 1%. 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 Kansas

$26,337 $26,781 $27,326 $28,930 $29,729
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
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 Kansas. The mean salary for hospitality professionals in 2006 was $26,337 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $29,729 per year.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Kansas

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This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Kansas, 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 128%

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Kansas

Hotel Management

In Kansas, 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 Kansas


As the number of hospitality professionals is decreasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited hospitality schools in Kansas state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 63 hospitality graduates from hospitality courses in Kansas and in 2010 there were 59 graduates.

This represents a 6% decrease in the number of hospitality degree or certificate school graduates in Kansas state. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a undergraduate certificate in hospitality.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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