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Hospitality Schools
In San Diego, California

In San Diego, there are 3 hospitality schools where hospitality faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the hospitality academic community in San Diego, and the future trends. Academia in hospitality includes hospitality training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Hospitality Employment

San Diego 26,600
California 285,540

Exactly 26,600 of California's 285,540 hospitality professionals work in San Diego. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Diego, there has been a 2% decline in the number of hospitality professionals. Overall employment in San Diego has increased.

San Diego Vs. California Hospitality employment growth

290,370 306,250 306,320 294,320 285,540
27,210 28,490 27,920 27,600 26,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Hospitality VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$33,200 $35,289 $34,893 $36,624 $36,414
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

Salaries for hospitality professionals in San Diego have increased. San Diego hospitality professionals made $36,414 per year, on average, in 2010. Hospitality professionals in San Diego made a yearly average salary of $33,200, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of hospitality professionals in San Diego is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in San Diego

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

Hospitality professionals make a median salary of $33,566 per year in San Diego. The 10% of hospitality professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,494 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 92% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in San Diego

Hotel Management

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

Educational Trends

Hospitality schools in San Diego


There are 3 accredited hospitality schools in the city. Many of San Diego's hospitality professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Hospitality Programs Offered In San Diego


San Diego's hospitality schools offer 4 hospitality degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Hospitality Degrees In San Diego


In 2010 approximately 102 students graduated from hospitality courses.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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