Experienced General Manager, Hotel Salary

Experienced Hotel General Managers take home an average $60K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $25K and $15K, respectively — total cash payment to Experienced Hotel General Managers can bottom out near $37K or peak near $116K depending on individual performance. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Experienced Hotel General Managers making up 52 percent of survey respondents. While some workers in this profession — about one in three — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and close to one-half have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Hotel General Managers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,532 - $103,985
$39K
$60K
$100K
MEDIAN: $60,118
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$8.34 - $22.16
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MEDIAN: $13.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,532 - $103,985  
   
Bonus
$1,008 - $24,648  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,740  
Commission
$9,000  
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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$37,277 - $116,262  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,125
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$8.34 - $22.16  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,008 - $24,648  
   
Commission
$9,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,740  
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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$37,277 - $116,262  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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Dominating the field, Holiday Inn Express, Interstate Hotels and Resorts, Days Inn, La Quinta Inns, and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Experienced Hotel General Managers. For Experienced Hotel General Managers, comfortable salaries can be found at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc; in fact, average earnings are around $110K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($50K versus $308K) is great. Other big spenders include Sage Hospitality Resources, LLC, Island Hospitality, and Interstate Hotels and Resorts, top-paying firms where Experienced Hotel General Managers see paychecks nearing $100K, $93K, or $82K.

Days Inn reports the lowest median salary in the area by far — it's only $32K, 243 percent lower than the top payer. Workers at Best Western International, Inc., Motel 6, and Extended Stay America Hotels also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $35K, $39K, and $50K respectively.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,474

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Hotel General Managers, 93 percent higher than the national average. Experienced Hotel General Managers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+75 percent), Los Angeles (+68 percent), Miami (+50 percent), and Chicago (+32 percent). Falling short of the national average by 19 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Richmond. Employers in Houston and Albuquerque also lean toward paying below-median salaries (15 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for General Manager, Hotel

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect General Manager, Hotel Salaries


▲6%

Team Leadership
▲1%

Budgeting
▼0%

National Average
$61,000


Human Resources
▼2%

Sales Management
▼2%

Customer Relations
▼3%

Employee Relations
▼3%

Accounting
▼5%


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼11%

Accounts Payable
▼13%

Sales
▼13%

Accounts Receivable
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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