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Experienced General Manager, Hotel Salary

Experienced Hotel General Managers take home approximately $59K annually on average. Cash earnings of Experienced Hotel General Managers can occasionally include $20K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $37K to almost $112K. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Experienced Hotel General Managers making up 57 percent of survey respondents. For the most part, Experienced Hotel General Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While just under one in three report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and a little more than half have dental, as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$36,948 - $99,697
(Median)
$37K
$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,918
10%
50%
90%

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$9.50 - $25.49
(Median)
$9
$13
$25
MEDIAN: $12.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,948 - $99,697  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,353  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,210  
Commission
$0.00 - $19,574  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,080 - $112,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,363
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.50 - $25.49  
   
Overtime
$1.43 - $27.44  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,353  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,574  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,210  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$37,080 - $112,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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Holiday Inn Express, Hampton Inn, Best Western International, Inc., Interstate Hotels and Resorts, and Holiday Inn are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Experienced Hotel General Managers. Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $110K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $50K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $308K. Sage Hospitality Resources, LLC, Island Hospitality, and Interstate Hotels and Resorts also offer top salaries for Experienced Hotel General Managers. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $100K, $97K, and $82K, respectively.

With a median salary of only $32K (243 percent less than the top paying company), Days Inn lags significantly in the earnings department. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Best Western International, Inc. at $48K, and Holiday Inn Express where $49K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Experienced Hotel General Managers there earn up to $80K.

Pay Difference by Location


New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced Hotel General Managers, 99 percent above the national average. Experienced Hotel General Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+63 percent), Chicago (+39 percent), Miami (+37 percent), and Los Angeles (+29 percent). Falling short of the national average by 7 percent, the area with the worst salaries is San Antonio.

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Skills That Affect Experienced General Manager, Hotel Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 23%


Leadership
up arrow 8%

Budgeting
up arrow 8%

Team Leadership
up arrow 5%

National Average
$62,000

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

Employee Relations
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Human Resources
up arrow 4%

Sales Management
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 6%

Accounting
up arrow 7%

Sales
up arrow 7%

Accounts Receivable
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 410 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 28%
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