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Online MS in Hospitality and Tourism Management | White Lodging-J.W. Marriott, Jr. School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

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Hospitality and tourism jobs

Join a growing industry

At Purdue, we are here to prepare you to become more than a manager. Our students become “experience engineers,” capable of crafting innovative and memorable experiences for clients. Our online courses teach you how to leverage your management skills to create truly unforgettable experiences that will move your organization forward.

The skills you will gain in our program are in high demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, HTM employment is projected to increase by one million jobs through 20241.

1Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Hospitality job opportunities

You can use the skills you develop to find success in a variety of hospitality jobs. Below are some of the organizations that hire our graduates:

  • Destination/tourism companies
  • Event management companies
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Foodservice organizations
  • Senior living organizations

Hospitality and tourism salary data

PositionMedian Salary2High Salary2
Restaurant manager$50,172$67,738
Regional restaurant manager$86,669$114,780
Hotel manager$100,665$158,644
Chief operating officer$434,631$654,241
Chief executive officer$745,170$1,102,394
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