Hospitality Schools In Nebraska

There are 2 accredited hospitality schools in Nebraska for faculty who teach hospitality classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in hospitality in the state of Nebraska, which encompasses hospitality training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Hospitality
  • Bachelors degree in Hospitality


  1. Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus

    1821 K St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68501-2826

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Hospitality Employment

Nebraska 14,230
National 2,293,800

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

Employment Growth for Hospitality professionals In Nebraska

17,890 17,560 16,420 15,280 14,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Hospitality is a shrinking field in Nebraska. 3,660 less hospitality professionals were working in Nebraska in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 20% decline in the field. 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 Nebraska

$26,359 $27,226 $28,669 $29,190 $30,283
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
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 Nebraska. Hospitality professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $26,359 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $30,283 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Nebraska

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Thus, there was a 13% growth in hospitality professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 107% 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 Nebraska.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Hotel Management

Hospitality professionals in Nebraska earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of hospitality professionals is decreasing in Nebraska state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited hospitality schools in Nebraska state is decreasing. In Nebraska, there were 19 graduates in 2006. And there were 17 graduates from hospitality courses in 2010.

This represents a 11% decrease in the number of hospitality degree or certificate school graduates in Nebraska state. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an associate's degree in hospitality.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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