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Restaurant Management Schools In Tennessee

In Tennessee, there is only one accredited school where restaurant management classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of restaurant management and restaurant management training in Tennessee, which includes restaurant management training at the restaurant management associates degree level.


  1. Southwest Tennessee Community College

    737 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Restaurant Management Employment

Tennessee 7,040
National 186,830

Of all of the restaurant management professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Restaurant management professionals In Tennessee

6,040 6,530 7,250 7,210 7,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of restaurant management professionals is growing in Tennessee. In Tennessee, 1,000 more restaurant management professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 17% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for restaurant management professionals which shows a 1% decrease in the number of restaurant management professionals working around the nation.

Restaurant Management VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$35,460 $39,100 $40,630 $41,610 $42,070
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Restaurant Management
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of restaurant management professionals is growing, the salaries paid to restaurant management professionals are increasing in Tennessee. In 2006 restaurant management professionals made a mean salary of $35,460 per year, and in 2010 they made $42,070 per year.

Salary percentiles for Restaurant management professionals in Tennessee

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Thus, there was a 16% growth in restaurant management professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Tennessee, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of restaurant management. The pay differential between the highest paid restaurant management professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 191%

Average Salaries for Restaurant management professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Business Administration
Business Management
Restaurant Management
Small Business

In Tennessee, restaurant management professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Restaurant Management programs available for each degree type for all schools in Tennessee


As the number of restaurant management professionals is increasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited restaurant management school in Tennessee state is decreasing.

This represents a 100% decrease in the number of restaurant management degree or certificate school graduates in Tennessee state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in restaurant management.

Restaurant Management Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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