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Hospitality Schools
In Ames, Iowa

The city of Ames has only one school where hospitality faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of hospitality and hospitality education in Ames, which includes hospitality training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Ames Vs. Iowa Hospitality Employment

Ames 650
Iowa 26,180

Exactly 650 of the 26,180 hospitality professionals employed in Iowa, work in Ames. Between 2006 and 2010, in Ames, there has been a 8% growth in the number of hospitality professionals. As the number of hospitality professionals in Ames has increased, overall employment in Ames has also increased.

Ames Vs. Iowa Hospitality employment growth

29,640 27,910 28,050 27,020 26,180
600 620 930 690 650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Ames

Hospitality VS. All professions salaries in Ames

$28,658 $25,822 $25,960 $24,520 $28,348
$38,100 $39,060 $40,440 $40,690 $41,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality in Ames
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ames

Salaries for hospitality professionals in Ames have decreased. In 2010 hospitality professionals in Ames reportedly earned an average salary of $28,348 per year. The average salary for hospitality professionals in Ames was $28,658 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Ames.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Ames

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Hospitality professionals in Ames make a median yearly salary of $26,468. The 10% of hospitality professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,314 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 89% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Ames


Ames hospitality professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Hospitality schools in Ames


There is only one accredited hospitality school in the city. Many of Ames' hospitality professionals are graduates of this school.

Hospitality Programs Offered In Ames


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in hospitality offered by Ames' hospitality schools.

Student Completed Hospitality Degrees In Ames


Approximately 42 students completed hospitality courses in 2010.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Ames, Iowa

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