Welcome to Greater Philadelphia’s jobs resources page for hotels, restaurants and attractions.
Tourism and hospitality are among the largest industries in the region and critical to the vitality of our economy. The growth of the industry depends on all types of jobs to support the needs of all types of visitors — leisure, business and convention — traveling to Greater Philadelphia.
Here, find a snapshot of available jobs in the hotel, restaurant and attraction industries, as well as resources in the five-county region to help job seekers and employers connect to fill these roles.
We know it takes all of us — front desk manager, guest services coordinator, night auditor and tourism marketer — to not only make the hospitality industry in Philadelphia work but also to help it thrive.
Philadelphia is our job and our passion. And we want to help that passion grow in the thousands of workers that are essential to keeping this industry prospering in the region.
What Does it Mean to Work in Tourism and Hospitality?
It means being part of a $12 billion regional industry.
More than 100,000 jobs are supported by visitor spending in the region.
The hospitality and tourism industry in Greater Philadelphia is made up of a wide range of businesses — hotels and lodging, food and beverage, transportation, retail, and recreation.
The money visitors spend supports local businesses, creates jobs and generates taxes, helping to build quality of life for Philadelphia residents.
The most recent data from 2021 reports this industry generated more than $8.6 billion in economic impact in the region and supported 76,700 jobs for Greater Philadelphia residents.
Hotel Industry Workforce 2023
Hear about careers in the hotel industry direct from the people who work in it.