Experienced General Manager, Hotel Salary
Average Experienced Hotel General Managers make around $60K annually. Total cash compensation for Experienced Hotel General Managers runs from $37K to $115K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $24K and profit sharing that can reach almost $15K. The company 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 53 percent of survey respondents. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and half claim dental coverage as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Experienced Hotel General Managers include Holiday Inn Express, Interstate Hotels and Resorts, Days Inn, Best Western International, Inc., and La Quinta Inns. Although Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $110K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $50K to $308K. Sage Hospitality Resources, LLC, Interstate Hotels and Resorts, and Hilton Corporation also offer top salaries for Experienced Hotel General Managers. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $100K, $82K, and $79K, respectively.
Days Inn employees cannot expect much in terms of compensation — the median salary amounts to only $32K, 243 percent less than the top paying company. Best Western International, Inc., Motel 6, and Quality Inn & Suites are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($34K, $39K, and $40K respectively).
Pay Difference by Location
For those looking to make money, Experienced Hotel General Managers in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 103 percent above the national average. Experienced Hotel General Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+74 percent), San Francisco (+70 percent), Los Angeles (+67 percent), and Chicago (+32 percent). Trailing the national average by 19 percent, Richmond is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers in Houston and Albuquerque also lean toward paying below-median salaries (14 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).