Graduates of the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management program may seek employment as travel agents, or in more specific areas of the industry such as hotel management, airline personnel, or event planning.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there are approximately 74,000 travel agents working in the United States. The average salary for travel agents in 2014 was $34,800 annually.*
The responsibilities of hotel managers vary greatly, and generally depend upon the services offered by the property. According to the BLS, hotel managers’ salaries ranged from $28,630 to $94,780 in 2014.**
Meeting, convention and event planning positions typically require a four-year degree, and the median salary in 2014 was $46,490. ***
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