Hospitality Schools In North Carolina

Hospitality classes faculty can choose to work at one of 11 accredited hospitality schools in North Carolina. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the hospitality academic community in North Carolina, and the future trends in hospitality training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

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  2. Blue Ridge Community College in Flat Rock

    180 West Campus Drive, Flat Rock, North Carolina 28731-4728

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  3. Campbell University

    450 Leslie Campbell Ave, Buies Creek, North Carolina 27506

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  4. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Fayetteville Technical Community College

    2201 Hull Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303-0236

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  6. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    1000 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402-6170

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. North Carolina Central University

    1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, North Carolina 27707

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  8. Southwestern Community College in Sylva

    447 College Dr, Sylva, North Carolina 28779

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  9. Western Carolina University

    Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646

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  10. King's College in Charlotte

    322 Lamar Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

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  11. Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte

    Academic Center, 801 West Trade Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Hospitality Employment

North Carolina 57,920
National 2,293,800

Of all of the hospitality professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Hospitality professionals In North Carolina

58,670 58,860 59,820 59,550 57,920
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Carolina, the field of hospitality is shrinking. 750 less hospitality professionals were working in North Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of hospitality professionals has shrunk by 1%. This decline is slower 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 North Carolina

$28,321 $29,499 $29,931 $30,883 $31,733
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
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 North Carolina. In 2006 hospitality professionals made a mean salary of $28,321 per year, and in 2010 they made $31,733 per year.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$21,190
25th percentile
$24,204
50th percentile
$29,607
75th percentile
$37,300
90th percentile
$46,023

Thus, hospitality professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 117% 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 North Carolina.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Culinary
$24,746
Hospitality
$31,733
Hotel Management
$45,120

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

Educational Trends

Hospitality programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
6
bachelor
7
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
6
Total19

The number of students graduating from the 11 accredited hospitality schools in North Carolina is increasing. In 2006 there were 217 hospitality graduates from hospitality courses in North Carolina and in 2010 there were 269 graduates.

This represents a 24% increase in the number of hospitality degree or certificate school graduates in North Carolina state. Most of these graduates, or 37%, earned an bachelor's degree in hospitality.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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