Experienced General Manager, Hotel Salary

For Experienced Hotel General Managers, annual average wages total $60K per year. Total cash compensation to Experienced Hotel General Managers bottoms out near $38K and approaches $117K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $25K from bonuses and almost $12K from profit sharing. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one-third lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and half receive dental plans. Men make up a slight majority of Experienced Hotel General Managers (52 percent) who responded to the survey. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,109 - $105,582
$39K
$60K
$110K
MEDIAN: $60,362
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50%
90%

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$8.25 - $21.58
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$14
$22
MEDIAN: $13.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,109 - $105,582  
   
Bonus
$998 - $24,744  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,080  
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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$37,885 - $117,161  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,056
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$8.25 - $21.58  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$998 - $24,744  
   
Commission
$9,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,080  
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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$37,885 - $117,161  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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. Experienced Hotel General Managers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Sage Hospitality Group, where the average salary comes to $115K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc, Sage Hospitality Resources, LLC, and Island Hospitality, where earnings of $110K, $100K, or $93K are standard for Experienced Hotel General Managers.

The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is Days Inn, where the median salary is just $32K — 257 percent lower than the top payer. Best Western International, Inc., Motel 6, and Extended Stay America Hotels also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $37K, $38K, and $50K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,776

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

With a pay rate for Experienced Hotel General Managers that is 89 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Experienced Hotel General Managers will also find cushy salaries in Miami (+77 percent), Boston (+74 percent), Chicago (+32 percent), and St. Louis (+24 percent). The lowest-paying market is Richmond, which sits 19 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 14 percent less in Houston and 12 percent less in Albuquerque, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for General Manager, Hotel

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 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


▲4%

Team Leadership
▲2%

Budgeting
▼0%

National Average
$62,000



Employee Relations
▼3%

Human Resources
▼3%

Sales Management
▼4%

Accounting
▼5%


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼12%

Accounts Payable
▼14%

Sales
▼15%

Accounts Receivable
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 34%