Do you enjoy working with people? The hospitality industry attracts some of the friendliest and most vibrant folks you’ll ever meet. That’s because hotels, resorts, bars and restaurants go out of their way to hire “people” people – it’s vital that their workers get along well with guests and customers. That creates an enjoyable, rewarding environment for everyone.
Virtually every job in the hospitality industry has one overriding goal – helping make the customer’s day better. No matter your role, from desk clerk to wait staff, from hostess to bartender, every day you have an opportunity to brighten someone’s day. If making people happy makes you happy, this is the career for you.
And if you are looking for a hospitality job, good news – there are more than 15 million people currently working in hospitality in the U.S. and more than 1.5 million hospitality job openings. Across all hospitality jobs at all levels, the average pay is just above $19 an hour. This includes everything from food service jobs to receptionist jobs and concierge jobs.
Hospitality jobs also offer great flexibility in where and when you work. You can take your skills to a beach resort, a mountain getaway or a big city. There is literally nowhere in the world that doesn’t have hospitality jobs. And many of them offer the opportunity to choose your hours – this is definitely not a 9-to-5 industry.
Does this sound like your kind of career?Check out our hospitality jobs and find the perfect match!