Hospitality in Nevada

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Schools Offering Hospitality Programs in Nevada


Approximately 1.5% of graduates in of Nevada receive hospitality degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 624 hospitality professionals graduate from Nevada's 2 hospitality schools.

Top Schools

University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Nevada that has a hospitality program. It is located in Las Vegas. 549 students graduated with a degree in hospitality from University of Nevada-Las Vegas in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Nevada-Las Vegas was $5,808 per year.

College of Southern Nevada, which was ranked 91st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Nevada that has a hospitality program. It is located in Las Vegas. 75 students graduated with degree in hospitality from College of Southern Nevada in 2010. Tuition at College of Southern Nevada was $2,243 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Nevada hospitality school, average tuition will be $4,026 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,243 per year to $5,808 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Nevada hospitality schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Nevada-Las Vegas - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $5,808 per year
  2. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year

The hospitality schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Nevada were:

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. University of Nevada-Las Vegas - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $5,808 per year

A hospitality degree from a Nevada school... what next?

Restaurant manager, sous chef, dietary cook, line cook, and delicatessen cook are the professions of choice for a majority of hospitality graduates in Nevada. If you decide to work as a hospitality professional in Nevada, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 32,380 Nevada hospitality professional as of 2010. This number includes 460 hotel managers, 2,540 restaurant managers, and 2,760 sous chefs. The following counties have the largest number of Nevada hospitality professionals:

  1. Clark County - 25,100 hospitality professionals
  2. Pinal County - 4,090 hospitality professionals
  3. Elko County - 1,310 hospitality professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of hospitality professionals in Nevada will grow by 6%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 38,790 hospitality professionals working in Nevada. The greatest growth for hospitality professional is predicted to be amongst Pizza Maker s, who are expected to increase by 15% by 2018.

Salary

hospitality professionals in Nevada earn $42,443 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. Hospitality professional in Nevada had varying salaries from $15,540 to $136,560 per year in 2010. The counties in Nevada with the highest average salary for hospitality professionals are:

  1. Clark County - $44,683 per year
  2. Pinal County - $39,489 per year
  3. Churchill County - $32,162 per year

Hospitality professionals in the following counties in Nevada make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Carson City County - $28,063 per year
  2. Elko County - $30,259 per year
  3. Churchill County - $32,162 per year

The hospitality professionals with highest average salaries in Nevada were:

  1. Hotel Manager - $73,970 per year
  2. Restaurant Manager - $71,790 per year
  3. Sous Chef - $48,440 per year

The hospitality professionals with lowest average salaries in Nevada were:

  1. Delicatessen Cook - $25,590 per year
  2. Pizza Maker - $18,720 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Nevada statistics regarding a career in hospitality. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as hospitality or culinary.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Hospitality in Nevada
  • Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality in Nevada
  • Master's Degree in Hospitality in Nevada
  • Doctoral Degree in Hospitality in Nevada

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,617 miles from location College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas NV 8.76905 n/a 42,108
7,613 miles from location University of Nevada-Las Vegas Las Vegas NV 30.2847 53% 29,080
 

Curious what studying Hospitality gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Cooks, Restaurant + 15,540 $29,270 20.6%
2
Cooks, Fast Food + 6,800 $18,720 -47.0%
3
Cooks, Short Order + 3,070 $25,590 -7.5%
4
Chefs and Head Cooks + 2,760 $48,440 9.5%
5
Food Service Managers + 2,540 $71,790 7.6%
6
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria + 1,210 $29,320 -4.7%
7
Lodging Managers + 460 $73,970 -29.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are hospitality related jobs in Nevada