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Hotel Management Schools In Colorado

In Colorado, there are 3 accredited schools where hotel management classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the hotel management academic community in Colorado, and the future trends in hotel management training at the following levels:


  1. Colorado Mountain College

    831 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601-0233

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Johnson & Wales University-Denver

    7150 Montview Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80220

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Hotel Management Employment

Colorado 450
National 29,920

Of all of the hotel management professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Colorado.

Employment Growth for Hotel management professionals In Colorado

850 800 730 570 450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Colorado, hotel management is a shrinking field. In Colorado, 400 less hotel management professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Colorado, this field has shrunk by 47% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for hotel management professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of hotel management professionals working around the nation.

Hotel Management VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$51,870 $52,930 $58,080 $59,740 $61,110
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hotel Management
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to hotel management professionals are growing in Colorado. The mean salary for hotel management professionals in 2006 was $51,870 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $61,110 per year.

Salary percentiles for Hotel management professionals in Colorado

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Thus, hotel management professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Colorado state, within the field of hotel management, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid hotel management professionals earn 186% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Hotel management professionals and related professions in Colorado

Business Administration
Business Management
Hotel Management

Hotel management professionals in Colorado earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Hotel Management programs available for each degree type for all schools in Colorado


As the number of hotel management professionals is decreasing in Colorado state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited hotel management schools in Colorado state is decreasing. In Colorado, there were 106 graduates in 2006. And there were 44 graduates from hotel management courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 58% percent decrease in the number of hotel management school degree or certificate graduates in Colorado. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with a associate's degree in hotel management.

Hotel Management Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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