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Hospitality Schools In Oklahoma

Oklahoma has 9 accredited hospitality schools where hospitality faculty who teach hospitality classes can find employment. The trends in Oklahoma'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. Northeastern State University

    600 N Grand, Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74464-2399

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

    107 Whitehurst, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-1015

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee

    1801 E 4th St, Okmulgee, Oklahoma 74447-3901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Southwestern Oklahoma State University

    100 Campus Dr, Weatherford, Oklahoma 73096-3098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Tulsa Community College

    6111 E Skelly Dr, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135-6198

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus

    3420 S Memorial Drive, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74145-1390

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee

    2403 N 41st St E, Muskogee, Oklahoma 74403-1889

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center

    4601 N Choctaw Rd, Choctaw, Oklahoma 73020-9017

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Platt College in Oklahoma City

    2727 W. Memorial Rd, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73134

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Hospitality Employment

Oklahoma 34,640
National 2,293,800

Of all of the hospitality professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Oklahoma.

Employment Growth for Hospitality professionals In Oklahoma

37,750 37,760 38,090 36,660 34,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of hospitality professionals is shrinking in Oklahoma. In Oklahoma, 3,110 less hospitality professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 8% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for hospitality professionals which shows a 1% decrease in the number of hospitality professionals working around the nation.

Hospitality VS. All Professions salaries in Oklahoma

$17,497 $21,479 $23,717 $26,509 $27,069
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to hospitality professionals are growing in Oklahoma. Hospitality professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $17,497 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $27,069 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Oklahoma

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Thus, hospitality professionals' salaries grew by 35% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Oklahoma, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of hospitality. The pay differential between the highest paid hospitality professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 107%

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

Hotel Management

In Oklahoma, hospitality professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited hospitality schools in Oklahoma is increasing. In Oklahoma, there were 114 graduates in 2006. And there were 192 graduates from hospitality courses in 2010.

This represents a 68% increase in the number of hospitality degree or certificate school graduates in Oklahoma state. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a undergraduate certificate in hospitality.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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