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Hospitality Schools
In Seattle, Washington

There is only one hospitality school in Seattle for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of hospitality and hospitality education in Seattle, which includes hospitality training at the hospitality bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Hospitality Employment

Seattle 17,780
Washington 39,400

Exactly 17,780 of the 39,400 hospitality professionals employed in Washington State, work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of hospitality professionals in Seattle has grown by 1%. Overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Hospitality employment growth

38,920 39,520 42,380 42,320 39,400
17,600 18,480 18,950 18,620 17,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Hospitality VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$42,166 $43,367 $41,356 $40,961 $42,796
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

As the number of hospitality professionals in Seattle has grown, salaries for hospitality professionals have also increased. In 2010 Seattle hospitality professionals earned an average yearly salary of $42,796. Hospitality professionals in Seattle made a yearly average salary of $42,166, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Seattle

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Hospitality professionals in Seattle make a median yearly salary of $42,013. The 10% of hospitality professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,226 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 99% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Seattle

Hotel Management

Hospitality professional salaries in Seattle are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Hospitality schools in Seattle


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

Hospitality Programs Offered In Seattle


There is one degree and certificate program in hospitality offered by Seattle's hospitality school.

Student Completed Hospitality Degrees In Seattle


Approximately 20 students completed hospitality courses in 2010.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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