Hotel Management in Illinois

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Schools Offering Hotel Management Programs in Illinois

Around 0.0% of Illinois's graduates graduate from hotel management degree programs every year. That means an estimated 42 hotel managers graduate from Illinois' 8 hotel management schools each year.

Top Schools

Parkland College, which was ranked 84th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Illinois that has a hotel management program. It is located in Champaign. 6 students graduated with a degree in hotel management from Parkland College in 2010. The tuition rate at Parkland College was $3,060 per year.

Elgin Community College, which was ranked 85th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Illinois that has a hotel management program. It is located in Elgin. The tuition rate at Elgin Community College was $2,194 per year.

The third-ranked school in Illinois with a hotel management program is College of DuPage, which is located in Glen Ellyn. In 2010, it was ranked 86th nationwide. 15 students graduated with degree in hotel management from College of DuPage in 2010. The tuition rate at College of DuPage was $4,128 per year.


If you choose to attend a Illinois hotel management school, average tuition will be $3,001 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,194 per year to $4,128 per year. In 2010, the hotel management schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Illinois were:

  1. College of DuPage - located in Glen Ellyn, students are charged $4,128 per year
  2. Joliet Junior College - located in Joliet, students are charged $3,090 per year
  3. Parkland College - located in Champaign, students are charged $3,060 per year

The hotel management schools in Illinois that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Elgin Community College - located in Elgin, students are charged $2,194 per year
  2. Harper College - located in Palatine, students are charged $2,814 per year
  3. Lincoln Land Community College - located in Springfield, students are charged $2,820 per year

A hotel management degree from an Illinois school... what next?

Most people who graduate from hotel management school in Illinois go on to work as a hotel manager. 970 hotel managers were working in Illinois in 2010. The Illinois counties with the largest populations of hotel managers are:

  1. Cook County - 570 hotel managers
  2. Marshall County - 50 hotel managers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of hotel managers in Illinois will grow by 7%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,570 hotel managers working in Illinois.


A hotel manager in Illinois earns $59,300 per year on average. However, Illinois hotel managers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $27,380 per year to more than $117,960 per year in 2010. A hotel manager in the following Illinois counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Marshall County - $64,590 per year
  2. Cook County - $57,900 per year

The Illinois counties with the lowest average salary for hotel managers are:

  1. Cook County - $57,900 per year
  2. Marshall County - $64,590 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Illinois statistics regarding a career in hotel management and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as business administration or hotel management.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Hotel Management in Illinois
  • Certificate in Hotel Management in Illinois

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,125 miles from location College of DuPage Glen Ellyn IL 13.8242 n/a 27,083
6,126 miles from location Harper College Palatine IL 12.7765 n/a 15,711
6,114 miles from location Triton College River Grove IL 11.7006 n/a 15,706
6,130 miles from location Joliet Junior College Joliet IL 10.654 n/a 15,288
6,139 miles from location Elgin Community College Elgin IL 15.1103 n/a 11,704
6,134 miles from location Parkland College Champaign IL 15.5147 n/a 9,633
6,103 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College Chicago IL 6.60952 n/a 8,464
6,204 miles from location Lincoln Land Community College Springfield IL 12.2962 n/a 7,677

Curious what studying Hotel Management gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Illinois

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Lodging Managers + 970 $59,300 19.8%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are hotel management related jobs in Illinois