Houston, TX (population: 2,307,883) has two hotel management schools within its city limits. University of Houston, the highest ranked school in the city with a hotel management program, has a total student population of 37,000. It is the 1576th highest ranked school in the USA and the 66th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about hotel management programs in Houston, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of hotel management professors at University of Houston such as Joann Beck, Tammy Beck, Robert Bobst, Nan Muir Bodensteiner, James Burrescia, and Robert Easley.
Hotel Management students from Houston schools who go on to become hotel managers, hotel and hospitality managers, food service managers, resort managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 224,360 people working as hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $21,130. Also, Lodging managers make on average $53,500 per year and there are about 31,660 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area alone, there are 370 employed lodging managers earning an average salary of $52,410. Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks in this area earn $17,590/yr and there are 3,710 employed.
Houston lies in Harris county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area has 2,563,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $21.58/hr average worker wage, and a $44,880 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.447 out of every 1000 jobs in Houston are held by hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks, and 0.146/1000 are held by lodging managers.
Of the 2 hotel management schools in Houston, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Houston comes out as the most expensive ($10,281/yr) for hotel management students, with Houston Community College System as the lowest, reported at only $7,796/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Houston|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||11.9 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||16.5 miles|
|League City||TX||78,312||0||-||0||25.7 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||27.6 miles|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||35.9 miles|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||42.2 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||79.5 miles|