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Career and Education Opportunities for Host Coordinators in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has a population of 12,604,767, which has grown by 2.64% over the past decade. Nicknamed the "Keystone State," its capital is Harrisburg, though its biggest city is Philadelphia.

There are currently 14,200 jobs for host coordinators in Pennsylvania and this is projected to grow by 6% to 15,000 jobs by 2016. This is not quite as good as the national trend for host coordinators, which sees this job pool growing by about 6.5% over the next eight years. Host coordinators generally welcome patrons, seat them at tables or in lounge, and help ensure quality of facilities and service.

Host coordinators earn about $8 per hour or $17,900 yearly on average in Pennsylvania and about $8 per hour or $17,510 annually on average nationally. Compared with people working in the overall category of Service, people working as host coordinators in Pennsylvania earn more. They earn less than people working in the overall category of Service nationally. Jobs in this field include: greeter, hostess, and maitre d'.

In 2008, there were a total of 7,407,409 jobs in Pennsylvania. The average annual income was $39,762 in 2008, up from $38,738 the previous year. The unemployment rate in Pennsylvania was 8.1% in 2009, which has grown by 2.8% since the previous year. Roughly 22.4% of Pennsylvania residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Pennsylvania include railroad rolling stock manufacturing, women's' cut apparel manufacturing, and community care facilities for the elderly. Notable tourist attractions include the American Interfaith Institute, the Academy Of Natural Sciences, and the Fabric Workshop and Museum.

CITIES WITH Host Coordinator OPPORTUNITIES IN Pennsylvania


JOB DESCRIPTION: Host Coordinator

Host Coordinator video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

In general, host coordinators welcome patrons, seat them at tables or in lounge, and help ensure quality of facilities and service.

Every day, host coordinators are expected to be able to articulate ideas and problems. They need to listen to and understand others in meetings. It is also important that they speak clearly.

Similar jobs with educational opportunities in Pennsylvania include:

  • Counter Clerk. Serve food to diners at counter or from a steam table.
  • Dining Room Attendant. Facilitate food service. Clean tables, carry dirty dishes, replace soiled table linens; set tables; replenish supply of clean linens, silverware, and dishes; supply service bar with food, and serve water, butter, and coffee to patrons.
  • Institutional Cook. Prepare and cook large quantities of food for institutions, such as schools, hospitals, or cafeterias.
  • Waiter. Take orders and serve food and beverages to patrons at tables in dining establishment.

LOCATION INFORMATION: Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania photo by Ed Yakovich

Pennsylvania has a population of 12,604,767, which has grown by 2.64% in the last 10 years. Nicknamed the "Keystone State," its capital is Harrisburg, though its most populous city is Philadelphia. In 2008, there were a total of 7,407,409 jobs in Pennsylvania. The average annual income was $39,762 in 2008, up from $38,738 in 2007. The unemployment rate in Pennsylvania was 8.1% in 2009, which has grown by 2.8% since the previous year. About 22.4% of Pennsylvania residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Pennsylvania include railroad rolling stock manufacturing, women's' cut apparel manufacturing, and community care facilities for the elderly. Notable tourist destinations include the Marian Anderson Residence Museum, the American Interfaith Institute, and the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary.