Type of Submission

Invited Article


This study uses survey research to determine the 2012 annual earnings of hospitality financial management educators. Forty-two percent of AHFME members affiliated with educational institutions responded. Survey results show that for 2012, annual base salaries of AHFME members ranged from $65,000 to $221,000. The lowest-paid member was an associate professor and the highest-paid member, a full professor. Many respondents supplemented their base salaries by teaching during summer school or consulting or both. The total annual earnings of AHFME members ranged from $70,000 to $338,000. Survey results also show that hospitality financial management educators appear to be more highly compensated than the average college professor.