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Hospitality and Tourism Programs and Jobs in Boston Massachusetts  June 1, 2015 – 10:12 pm

People considering a career as a hotel manager can find employment and education prospects in Boston, Massachusetts. At 560, the number of jobs in Massachusetts for hotel managers is projected to rise 14 percent to 1, 260 jobs by 2016. Over the next 10 years, the national job pool is projected to rise by four percent, short of the state growth for hotel managers. In general, hotel managers plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that provides lodging and other accommodations.

Boston, Massachusetts

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State figures show that hotel managers in Massachusetts earn $28 per hour or $58, 640 per year on average. In the U.S. as a whole, their income is $25 hourly or $52, 550 per year on average.

Boston is situated in Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Its population has grown three percent since 2000 to now house 589, 141 residents.

Visitors looking to take part in outdoor activities can choose from options such as Boston Harbor Islands National Park and the Freedom Trail Run in Back Bay-Beacon Hill. Bova's Bakery and Modern Pastry Shop are very good spots for a sweet snack or dessert after dinner. But whatever your favorite cuisine happens to be, you must sample Atlantic Fish Company for seafood and Mike's Pastry for dessert.

The cost of living in Boston is higher than the U.S. average. The cost of living index, a measure of the change in prices of products and services, sits at 136.2, above the national average of 100. While it may be more expensive to live in Boston compared to the rest of the country, home prices remain relatively low.

There are many employment opportunities in Boston. For women, the most popular industries are in the fields of health care, educational services and technical services. For men, the top industries are technical services, educational services and food services.

People spend a lot of time in their cars in Boston. The average daily commute time of just under a half hour is above the national average.

Boston's residents have varied educational backgrounds, with about three-quarters of the population having graduated from high school, about one-third of the population having earned a bachelor's degree and about a fifth possessing a graduate degree.

The unemployment rate in Boston is 8.2 percent, below the state unemployment rate of 8.4 percent.

About two-thirds of the residents of Boston are affiliated with a religious congregation, with the most common being Catholic, Muslim and Episcopal. Boston is home to the Brighton Congregational Church, the Leslie Lindsay Chapel and the Universalist Meeting House.

Hospitality and Tourism schools in Boston

Middlesex Community College

Middlesex Community College is a medium-sized college in a suburban locale located at Springs Rd, Bedford, MA. Mainly offering two-year programs, it is a public school.

For students interested in hospitality and tourism, Middlesex Community College offers a less than one year program in Hotel/Motel Administration/Management.

Boston University

Located at One Silber Way in Boston, MA, Boston University is a large university in a city setting. It is a private not-for-profit school with mainly four-year programs that accepts a very small number of applicants.

Source: www.bschool.com


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