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Hospitality Schools
In Des Moines, Iowa

The city of Des Moines has only one school where hospitality faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in hospitality in the city of Des Moines, which encompasses hospitality training at the hospitality associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Hospitality Employment

Des Moines 4,510
Iowa 26,180

Exactly 4,510 of the 26,180 hospitality professionals employed in Iowa, work in Des Moines. There has been a 10% decline in the number of hospitality professionals in Des Moines between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of hospitality professionals in Des Moines has decreased, overall employment in Des Moines has increased.

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Hospitality employment growth

29,640 27,910 28,050 27,020 26,180
4,990 4,820 4,680 4,520 4,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Des Moines

Hospitality VS. All professions salaries in Des Moines

$28,367 $28,937 $28,807 $28,271 $29,720
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality in Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Moines

Salaries for hospitality professionals in Des Moines have increased. In 2010 Des Moines hospitality professionals earned an average yearly salary of $29,720. Four years earlier in 2006, hospitality professionals in Des Moines made an average salary of $28,367 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Des Moines.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Des Moines

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Hospitality professionals make a median salary of $28,017 per year in Des Moines. The difference in pay between the hospitality professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 105%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,291 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $41,617 per year.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Des Moines

Hotel Management

On average hospitality professionals in Des Moines earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Des Moines.

Educational Trends

Hospitality schools in Des Moines


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

Hospitality Programs Offered In Des Moines


Des Moines' hospitality schools offer 2 hospitality degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Hospitality Degrees In Des Moines


Approximately 4 students graduated from hospitality courses in 2010.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Des Moines, Iowa

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