In the United States, consultants in the hospitality industry generally earn a degree in Hospitality Management. The average salary for consultants starts around $45,000 and can be up to $119,000. Currently, the average salary for a Hospitality Consultant is $80,000.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects hotel management careers, which include related business and financial careers, all of which may require a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management, to increase more than 17% through 2016. As a result of the global recession, the hospitality industry is experiencing a downturn in revenue and operating profits.