Hospitality and Tourism
Hospitality and tourism is one of the largest and fastest-growing industries in the world. Each year, travel and tourism employers around the world pay more than $1.6 trillion in wages and salaries and create 12.5 million new jobs. Beginning salaries depend on the employee’s skills, education and job level at a hotel, restaurant, tourism office, recreation facility, amusement park or attraction site. Students need a solid background in math, science, and technical skills. Salaries range from entry-level wages to six figures. This industry is known for promoting within and for its large number of young managers.
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