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Hotel Management in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Hotel Management Programs in Mississippi

Around 0.0% of Mississippi's graduates graduate from hotel management degree programs every year. That means an estimated 14 hotel managers graduate from Mississippi's 6 hotel management schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Southern Mississippi, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a hotel management program. It is located in Hattiesburg. 4 students graduated with a degree in hotel management from University of Southern Mississippi in 2010. Tuition at University of Southern Mississippi was $5,452 per year.

The second-ranked school in Mississippi that has a hotel management program is Tougaloo College. Tougaloo College, which was ranked 78th in the country in 2010, is located in Tougaloo. In 2010, Tougaloo College graduated 3 students from its hotel management program. Tougaloo College charged in-state students $9,718 in tuition fees per year.

Hinds Community College, which is located in Raymond, is the third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a hotel management program. It received a ranking of 81st in the country in 2010. 0 students graduated with degree in hotel management from Hinds Community College in 2010. Hinds Community College charged in-state students $2,060 in tuition fees per year.


Hotel management schools in Mississippi, charge students an average tuition of $3,933 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $9,718 per year, or as little as $2,040 per year. In 2010, the following Mississippi hotel management schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Tougaloo College - located in Tougaloo, students are charged $9,718 per year
  2. University of Southern Mississippi - located in Hattiesburg, students are charged $5,452 per year
  3. Meridian Community College - located in Meridian, students are charged $2,230 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Mississippi hotel management schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Coahoma Community College - located in Clarksdale, students are charged $2,040 per year
  2. Hinds Community College - located in Raymond, students are charged $2,060 per year
  3. Copiah-Lincoln Community College - located in Wesson, students are charged $2,100 per year

A hotel management degree from a Mississippi school... what next?

The highest percentage of hotel management graduates in Mississippi pursue careers as a hotel manager. If you decide to work as a hotel manager in Mississippi, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 480 Mississippi hotel managers as of 2010. In Mississippi, the largest numbers of hotel managers work in the following counties:

  1. Copiah County - 120 hotel managers
  2. Adams County - 70 hotel managers
  3. Hancock County - 70 hotel managers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of hotel managers is expected to grow by 7% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,670 hotel managers working in the Mississippi then.


On average, a hotel manager earns a salary of $40,990 per year in Mississippi state. But, salaries for hotel managers can vary. In 2010, hotel managers made as little as less than $15,810 per year or as much as more than $86,120 per year in Mississippi. A hotel manager in the following Mississippi counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Hancock County - $49,640 per year
  2. Copiah County - $44,840 per year
  3. Clarke County - $40,730 per year

A hotel manager in the following counties in Mississippi make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Adams County - $29,040 per year
  2. Alcorn County - $33,180 per year
  3. Forrest County - $36,250 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Mississippi 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 Mississippi
  • Bachelor's Degree in Hotel Management in Mississippi

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Lodging Managers 480 $40,990 50.0%

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