General Manager, Hotel Salary (United States)

The average salary for a General Manager, Hotel is $50,887 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Analysis, Leadership, Budget Management, and Team Leadership. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
General Manager, Hotel Total Pay (?
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$30,802 - $97,781
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MEDIAN: $50,887
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General Manager, Hotel Total Pay (?
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$8.14 - $17.31
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,802 - $97,781  
   
Bonus
$98.60 - $20,183  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,432  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,781  
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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$29,933 - $106,804  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,864
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$8.14 - $17.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.61 - $2.64  
Overtime
$8.44 - $26.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$98.60 - $20,183  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,781  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,432  
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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$29,933 - $106,804  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,864
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Job Description for General Manager, Hotel

A general hotel manager is required to oversee employees, fiscal operations and all other aspects of the hotel's everyday operations. Managing a hotel requires a commitment to a location and its reputation. A hotel manager is responsible for all departments of the hotel while being required to develop an operational budget. The general hotel manager must maintain all salaries and monitor overall expenses. Auditing paperwork daily, weekly and monthly is required of a hotel manager in order to ensure that the operations of all departments are running smoothly and operating within any budgets that have been set. Managers of hotels are required to host staff meetings, attend financial meetings and work together with legal professionals and accountants for the hotel as needed. Ensuring all employees are working efficiently and communicating effectively with staff and guests is another responsibility of a hotel manager so that the hotel can maintain a positive reputation at all times.
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General Manager, Hotel Tasks
  • Develop an operational budget and monitor cost controls.
  • Complete daily audits and monthly paperwork.
  • Maintain accountability for each department.
  • Oversee all aspects of hotel operations.
  • Resolve guest and employee concerns.
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$53,000
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General Manager, Hotel Reviews

What is it like working as a General Manager, Hotel?
General Manager, Hotel in Salado:
"Being A GM Is Exciting And Challenging Day In And Day Out!"
Pros: Developing long lasting relationships with the public and my staff to deliver the best in service.
Cons: The long hours! Being a single parent and trying to raise three teenagers and run a busy hotel takes a toll on you at the end of day.

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Experience Affects General Manager, Hotel Salaries

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$53,000

Skills That Affect General Manager, Hotel Salaries

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 1392 votes.

Gender

Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 36%
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