Hotel Management Schools In California

California has 16 accredited hotel management schools where hotel management faculty who teach hotel management classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of hotel management and hotel management training in California, which includes hotel management training at the following levels:

  • Hotel Management Certificate
  • Associates degree in Hotel Management
  • Bachelors degree in Hotel Management


Schools

  1. Alliant International University

    10455 Pomerado Road, San Diego, California 92131-1799

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  2. College of the Canyons

    26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, California 91355-1899

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  3. Cerro Coso Community College

    3000 College Hts Blvd, Ridgecrest, California 93555-9571

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  4. Chaffey College

    5885 Haven Ave, Rancho Cucamonga, California 91737-3002

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  5. City College of San Francisco

    50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco, California 94112-1898

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  6. Columbia College in Sonora

    11600 Columbia College Dr, Sonora, California 95370

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  7. El Camino College-Compton Center

    1111 East Artesia Blvd., Compton, California 90221-5393

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  8. Cypress College

    9200 Valley View, Cypress, California 90630-5897

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  9. College of the Desert

    43-500 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert, California 92260

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  10. Diablo Valley College

    321 Golf Club Rd, Pleasant Hill, California 94523

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  11. Long Beach City College

    4901 E. Carson St., Long Beach, California 90808-1706

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  12. Orange Coast College

    2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, California 92626

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  13. Oxnard College

    4000 S Rose Ave, Oxnard, California 93033-6699

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  14. San Diego Mesa College

    7250 Mesa College Dr, San Diego, California 92111-4998

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  15. Southwestern College in Chula Vista

    900 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, California 91910-7299

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  16. West Hills College Lemoore

    555 College Avenue, Lemoore, California 93245

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Hotel Management Employment

California 3,920
National 29,920

Of all of the hotel management professionals in the country, nearly 13% are in the state of California.

Employment Growth for Hotel management professionals In California

4,240 4,270 4,210 4,300 3,920
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In California, hotel management is a shrinking field. 320 less hotel management professionals were working in California in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of hotel management professionals has shrunk by 8%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of hotel management professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of hotel management professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Hotel Management VS. All Professions salaries in California

$50,790 $52,360 $54,510 $54,270 $56,010
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hotel Management
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by hotel management professionals is increasing in California. In 2006 hotel management professionals made a mean salary of $50,790 per year, and in 2010 they made $56,010 per year.

Salary percentiles for Hotel management professionals in California

10th percentile
$33,180
25th percentile
$38,460
50th percentile
$49,360
75th percentile
$66,480
90th percentile
$86,610

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 161% pay differential between the highest paid hotel management professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of hotel management in California.

Average Salaries for Hotel management professionals and related professions in California

Business Administration
$106,637
Business Management
$121,280
Culinary
$29,166
Hospitality
$36,267
Hotel Management
$56,010

In California, hotel management professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Hotel Management programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
13
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
19
Total33

The number of students graduating from the 16 accredited hotel management schools in California is decreasing. In 2006 there were 290 hotel management graduates from hotel management courses in California and in 2010 there were 43 graduates.

Thus there was a 85% percent decrease in the number of hotel management school degree or certificate graduates in California. Most of these graduates, or 58%, earned a undergraduate certificate in hotel management.

Hotel Management Faculty Salaries in California

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