Hospitality Industry

Careers in Hospitality Worth Exploring

The hospitality industry took one of the biggest hits from the pandemic, but it's making a stunning comeback. About 23% of all new projected jobs expected to be added to the economy in the next decade will be in leisure and hospitality. Service jobs related to food and drink will see the largest increase.

Along with this rapid growth will come changes in technology and a heightened focus on wellness.

So if you're looking for a good opportunity that doesn't require a bachelor's degree, this industry is a good place to start.

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Casino Manager

Median Salary: $68,200
Jobs Available: 3,800+

This is a role that requires a calm demeanor and excellent customer service skills. If a social atmosphere appeals, take a look at this career.

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Chef and Head Cook

Median Salary: $54,900
Jobs Available: 21,900+

If you love cooking, are creative and possess a strong work ethic, this career is worth considering. Plus, you can take this job in several directions.

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Food Service Manager

Median Salary: $61,300
Jobs Available: 45,300+

If the fast pace and challenges of restaurant life interest you, here's a job that will allow you to push your limits and learn something new every day.

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Kitchen Manager

Median Salary: $37,300
Jobs Available: 181,300+

If you like working in fast-paced environment and take pride in preparing food, this is a great job to consider.

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