Southeast Indiana has a wealth of natural beauty and an abundance of opportunity for careers in the hospitality and tourism industry. From the quiet reflective scenery of a countryside bed and breakfast to the fast paced exciting atmosphere of a riverboat casino. Southeast Indiana's hospitality and tourism industry has careers that will suit almost any temperament and educational background.
Examples of hospitality and tourism careers include:
|JOB TITLE:||Average Salary
|Waiters and Waitresses||$16,640.00|
|Combined Food Preparation and
Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
|Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners||$18,720.00|
|Food Preparation Workers, Counter Attendants,
Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
|Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers||$22,880.00|
|Hospitality Counter and Rental Clerks||$20,800.00|
|Hospitality Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant.
Lounge, and Coffee Shop
|Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants
and Bartender Helpers
|Cooks, Fast Food||$16,640.00|
|Amusement and Recreation Attendants
|Maintenance and Repair Workers, General||$33,200.00|
|First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food
Preparation and Serving Workers
|Cooks, Short order||$18,720.00|
|Food Servers, Non-restaurant
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping,
Lawn Service/Groundskeeping Workers
|Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents
and Travel Clerks
|Tour Guides and Escorts||$22,880.00|
|Chefs and Head Cooks||$37,440.00|
|Meeting and Convention Planners||$43,680.00|
|Baggage Porters and Bellhops||$18,720.00|
(Source U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Training for food service managers is available through industry-sponsored seminars, short-term subject-specific certificate programs. Additional education for managers should include Associate and Bachelor degree programs in management.
A certification in hospitality management can be obtained through an 18-month training course or a 4-year specialized Bachelor's degree.