A high salary does not necessarily mean high satisfaction.

After graduation, hospitality management graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $75,952, while the bottom 20% make closer to $31,861. The median grad salary is $49,192.

Hospitality Management graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management is $37,349, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $46,905.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

Years of work experience

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