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Hospitality Schools In Alabama

There are 6 accredited hospitality schools in Alabama for faculty who teach hospitality classes to choose from. The trends in Alabama's hospitality academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in hospitality includes hospitality training at the following levels:


  1. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. James H Faulkner State Community College

    1900 US Hwy 31 S, Bay Minette, Alabama 36507-2698

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Jefferson State Community College

    2601 Carson Rd, Birmingham, Alabama 35215-3098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Tuskegee University

    Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Columbia Southern University

    21982 University Lane, Orange Beach, Alabama 36561-9000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Hospitality Employment

Alabama 36,070
National 2,293,800

Approximately 2% of the country's hospitality professionals work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Hospitality professionals In Alabama

36,030 38,360 38,960 38,890 36,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of hospitality professionals is growing in Alabama. In Alabama, 40 more hospitality professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 0% growth in the field. This growth 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 Alabama

$24,676 $26,107 $27,546 $29,071 $29,944
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by hospitality professionals is increasing in Alabama. In 2006 hospitality professionals made a mean salary of $24,676 per year, and in 2010 they made $29,944 per year.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Alabama

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Thus, there was a 18% growth in hospitality professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of hospitality, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid hospitality professionals earning 99% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Alabama state.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Alabama

Hotel Management

In Alabama, hospitality professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of hospitality professionals is increasing in Alabama state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited hospitality schools in Alabama state is also increasing. In Alabama, there were 105 graduates in 2006. And there were 237 graduates from hospitality courses in 2010.

This represents a 126% increase in the number of hospitality degree or certificate school graduates in Alabama state. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in hospitality.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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