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Hospitality Schools
In Palm Desert, California

The city of Palm Desert 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 Palm Desert, which includes hospitality training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Palm Desert Vs. California Hospitality Employment

Palm Desert 27,030
California 285,540

Exactly 27,030 of California's 285,540 hospitality professionals work in Palm Desert. Between 2006 and 2010, in Palm Desert, there has been a 8% decline in the number of hospitality professionals. As the number of hospitality professionals in Palm Desert has decreased, overall employment in Palm Desert has increased.

Palm Desert Vs. California Hospitality employment growth

290,370 306,250 306,320 294,320 285,540
29,520 31,620 31,360 29,510 27,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palm Desert

Hospitality VS. All professions salaries in Palm Desert

$29,914 $32,254 $33,686 $34,881 $35,486
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality in Palm Desert
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palm Desert

As the number of hospitality professionals in Palm Desert has shrunk, salaries for hospitality professionals have increased. Palm Desert hospitality professionals made $35,486 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for hospitality professionals in Palm Desert was $29,914 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Palm Desert.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Palm Desert

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

Hospitality professionals in Palm Desert earn a median salary of $32,809 per year. The 10% of hospitality professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,840 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $51,321 per year.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Palm Desert

Hotel Management

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

Educational Trends

Hospitality schools in Palm Desert


Many of Palm Desert's hospitality professionals are graduates of the only accredited hospitality school in the city.

Hospitality Programs Offered In Palm Desert


Palm Desert's hospitality school offers one hospitality degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Hospitality Degrees In Palm Desert


Approximately 9 students graduated from hospitality courses in 2010.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Palm Desert, California

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