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Hospitality Schools In Arkansas

There are 6 accredited hospitality schools in Arkansas for faculty who teach hospitality classes to choose from. The trends in Arkansas' 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. Arkansas State University-Beebe

    1000 Iowa Street, Beebe, Arkansas 72012-1000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Arkansas Tech University

    Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave, Russellville, Arkansas 72801-2222

    NR U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. East Arkansas Community College

    1700 Newcastle Rd, Forrest City, Arkansas 72335

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

    101 College Dr, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Pulaski Technical College

    3000 W Scenic Dr, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72118-3347

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

    One College Dr, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712-5091

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Hospitality Employment

Arkansas 28,490
National 2,293,800

Approximately 1% of the country's hospitality professionals work in Arkansas state.

Employment Growth for Hospitality professionals In Arkansas

28,210 29,080 28,710 28,770 28,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of hospitality professionals is growing in Arkansas. There were 280 more hospitality professionals working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of hospitality has grown by 1% in Arkansas. 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 Arkansas

$24,011 $26,030 $26,907 $22,137 $29,191
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by hospitality professionals is increasing in Arkansas. Hospitality professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $24,011 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $29,191 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Arkansas

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This represents a growth in salaries of 18%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Arkansas state, within the field of hospitality, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid hospitality professionals earn 124% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Hotel Management

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of hospitality professionals is increasing in Arkansas state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited hospitality schools in Arkansas state is also increasing. In Arkansas, there were 26 graduates in 2006. And there were 31 graduates from hospitality courses in 2010.

This represents a 19% increase in the number of hospitality degree or certificate school graduates in Arkansas state. A majority of these graduates, or 56%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in hospitality.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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