Hospitality in Oregon

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Schools Offering Hospitality Programs in Oregon


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Oregon graduates receive degrees in hospitality. In other words, every year an estimated 49 hospitality professionals graduate from Oregon's 7 hospitality schools.

Top Schools

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, which is located in Portland, is the top-ranked school in Oregon that has a hospitality program. It received a ranking of 78th in the country in 2010. 31 students graduated with a degree in hospitality from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in 2010. Students at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts paid $19,225 per year in tuition fees.

Everest College-Portland, which is located in Portland, is the second-ranked school in Oregon that has a hospitality program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Everest College-Portland hospitality program. Everest College-Portland charged in-state students $14,740 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Oregon with a hospitality program is Tillamook Bay Community College, which is located in Tillamook. In 2010, it was ranked 85th nationwide. Tillamook Bay Community College charged in-state students $3,096 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Oregon hospitality school, average tuition will be $7,321 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,096 per year to $19,225 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Oregon hospitality schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - located in Portland, students are charged $19,225 per year
  2. Everest College-Portland - located in Portland, students are charged $14,740 per year
  3. Mt Hood Community College - located in Gresham, students are charged $3,769 per year

The following Oregon hospitality schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Tillamook Bay Community College - located in Tillamook, students are charged $3,096 per year
  2. Blue Mountain Community College - located in Pendleton, students are charged $3,215 per year
  3. Clackamas Community College - located in Oregon City, students are charged $3,555 per year

A hospitality degree from an Oregon school... what next?

hospitality graduates in Oregon can go into a variety of professions such as restaurant manager, sous chef, dietary cook, line cook, and delicatessen cook. 31,850 hospitality professionals were working in Oregon in 2010. Of these, 580 were hotel managers. In addition, 2,240 were restaurant managers, and 1,020 were sous chefs. The following counties have the largest number of Oregon hospitality professionals:

  1. Clackamas County - 18,240 hospitality professionals
  2. Marion County - 3,140 hospitality professionals
  3. Baker County - 3,080 hospitality professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 37,290 hospitality professionals will be working in Oregon. This would require the number of hospitality professional to grow by 12%.

Salary

hospitality professionals in Oregon earn $33,907 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Oregon hospitality professional earned as little as less than $17,810 per year or as much as more than $102,300 per year. The following counties in Oregon have the highest average salaries for hospitality professionals:

  1. Clackamas County - $35,469 per year
  2. Deschutes County - $33,480 per year
  3. Clatsop County - $33,294 per year

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

  1. Benton County - $28,173 per year
  2. Linn County - $29,090 per year
  3. Lane County - $30,259 per year

On average, the highest paid hospitality professionals in Oregon were:

  1. Restaurant Manager - $52,150 per year
  2. Hotel Manager - $47,430 per year
  3. Sous Chef - $45,230 per year

On average, the lowest paid hospitality professionals in Oregon were:

  1. Delicatessen Cook - $22,120 per year
  2. Pizza Maker - $19,690 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in hospitality in Oregon and to compare salaries with various related fields such as hospitality or culinary, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Hospitality in Oregon
  • Certificate in Hospitality in Oregon

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,791 miles from location Chemeketa Community College Salem OR 10.9513 n/a 12,217
7,750 miles from location Mt Hood Community College Gresham OR 12.9715 n/a 8,897
7,763 miles from location Clackamas Community College Oregon City OR 13.6089 n/a 8,145
7,586 miles from location Blue Mountain Community College Pendleton OR 8.95666 n/a 2,720
7,762 miles from location Everest College-Portland Portland OR 17.4904 70% 737
7,763 miles from location Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Portland OR 22.3502 n/a 725
7,815 miles from location Tillamook Bay Community College Tillamook OR 14.9462 n/a 310
 

Curious what studying Hospitality gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Cooks, Restaurant + 13,640 $25,110 8.3%
2
Cooks, Fast Food + 6,930 $19,690 -24.9%
3
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria + 5,610 $25,620 25.8%
4
Food Service Managers + 2,240 $52,150 4.2%
5
Cooks, Short Order + 1,830 $22,120 -21.8%
6
Chefs and Head Cooks + 1,020 $45,230 -19.7%
7
Lodging Managers + 580 $47,430 9.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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