Hospitality & Tourism

Hospitality and tourism jobs include hotel management, restaurant work, travel companies, and other leisure-related careers.

There are 45 careers in this industry

A hotel hostess is handing out a key card to a customer.

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

Perform a variety of attending duties at amusement or recreation facility. May schedule use of recreation facilities, maintain and provide equipment to participants of sporting events or recreational pursuits, or operate amusement concessions and rides.

  • Average Salary:$24,500
  • Most Common Education:Less than high school

Animal Trainers

Train animals for riding, harness, security, performance, or obedience, or for assisting persons with disabilities. Accustom animals to human voice and contact, and condition animals to respond to commands. Train animals according to prescribed standards for show or competition. May train animals to carry pack loads or work as part of pack team.

  • Average Salary:$31,280
  • Most Common Education:High school

Athletes and Sports Competitors

Compete in athletic events.

  • Average Salary:$77,300
  • Most Common Education:Less than high school

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

Handle baggage for travelers at transportation terminals or for guests at hotels or similar establishments.

  • Average Salary:$29,120
  • Most Common Education:Less than high school


Mix and bake ingredients to produce breads, rolls, cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, or other baked goods.

  • Average Salary:$29,750
  • Most Common Education:High school


Prepare or serve specialty coffee or other beverages. Serve food such as baked goods or sandwiches to patrons.

  • Average Salary:$25,100
  • Most Common Education:Less than high school


Mix and serve drinks to patrons, directly or through waitstaff.

  • Average Salary:$26,350
  • Most Common Education:High school

Building Cleaning Workers

All building cleaning workers not listed separately.

  • Average Salary:$34,350
  • Most Common Education:Not available

Chefs and Head Cooks

Direct and may participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. May plan and price menu items, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.

  • Average Salary:$50,160
  • Most Common Education:Associate's degree


Assist patrons at hotel, apartment, or office building with personal services. May take messages; arrange or give advice on transportation, business services, or entertainment; or monitor guest requests for housekeeping and maintenance.

  • Average Salary:$35,210
  • Most Common Education:High school