Hotel Management Schools In South Dakota

South Dakota has is only one accredited hotel management school where hotel management faculty who teach hotel management classes can find employment. The trends in South Dakota's hotel management academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in hotel management includes hotel management training at the hotel management bachelors degree level.


  1. South Dakota State University

    Administration Lane, Brookings, South Dakota 57007-1898

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Hotel Management Employment

South Dakota 170
National 29,920

Of all of the hotel management professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of South Dakota.

Employment Growth for Hotel management professionals In South Dakota

180 180 160 160 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Dakota, hotel management is a shrinking field. 10 less hotel management professionals were working in South Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in South Dakota, this field has shrunk by 6% in four years. This is faster than the trend for hotel management professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of hotel management professionals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Hotel Management VS. All Professions salaries in South Dakota

$41,960 $43,270 $43,200 $44,080 $47,530
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hotel Management
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to hotel management professionals are growing in South Dakota. Hotel management professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $41,960 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $47,530 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Hotel management professionals in South Dakota

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This represents a 12% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of hotel management, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid hotel management professionals earning 69% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in South Dakota state.

Average Salaries for Hotel management professionals and related professions in South Dakota

Business Administration
Business Management
Hotel Management

In South Dakota, 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 South Dakota


The number of students graduating from the only accredited hotel management school in South Dakota is increasing. In 2006 there were 7 hotel management graduates from hotel management courses in South Dakota and in 2010 there were 13 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of hotel management school degree or certificate graduates in South Dakota by 86%. 100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in hotel management.

Hotel Management Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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