General Manager, Hotel Salary with Operations Management skills (United States)

Most Hotel General Managers with Operations Management skills —more than half—have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $34,139 to $109,007 per year, but standard earnings come to around $55,298 per year. Overall cash allowance, which can include more than $20K from bonuses and close to $14,544 from profit sharing—generally runs from $34,202 to $97,024. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography and experience level. Health benefits are not claimed by all—about a third lack any form of coverage—but more than half have medical insurance, and about half have dental, too. Men make up a slight majority of Hotel General Managers with Operations Management skills (55 percent). Work is enjoyable for the better half of Hotel General Managers with Operations Management skills who claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
General Manager, Hotel with Operations Management skills Salary (?
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$34,202 - $97,024
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General Manager, Hotel with Operations Management skills Salary (?
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$7.78 - $21.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$34,202 - $97,024  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,499  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,544  
Total Pay (?
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$34,139 - $109,007  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,307
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$7.78 - $21.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.07  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,499  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,544  
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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$34,139 - $109,007  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Holiday Inn Express, Hampton Inn, Best Western International, Inc., Red Roof Inns, Inc., and Marriott International, Inc. are top-notch employers for Hotel General Managers with Operations Management skills in this area. Hotel General Managers with Operations Management skills flock to Homewood Suites by Hilton for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $109,942 lead the pack in compensation. Soaring salaries can also be found at Marriott International, Inc., Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group, and Hampton Inn, where earnings of $88,604, $60,079, or $53,811 are standard for Hotel General Managers with Operations Management skills.
Relative to other names in the field, compensation is very low at Days Inn—the median salary comes to just $31,100, 254 percent lower than the top payer. Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Motel 6 ($37,678) and Quality Inn & Suites ($39,000).

Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Hotel with Operations Management skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Hotel General Managers with Operations Management skills, experience in the field tends to play a major role in salary negotiations; pay increases with more experience. Compensation grows after five to 10 years from $42K to $53K. Pay amounts to $62K after 10 to 20 years. Wages continue to improve for Hotel General Managers with Operations Management skills after 20 years in the field, and salaries border $80K. Hotel General Managers with Operations Management skills with one to 10 years in the field are most commonly found while those with 10 to 20 years of experience are harder to spot. The rarest group is the one with the most experience to boot—more than 20 years.

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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New York
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Nashville
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Los Angeles
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Miami
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Chicago
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San Diego
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Denver
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Dallas
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Austin
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Houston
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Orlando
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Atlanta
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Myrtle Beach
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National Average
$55,000
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For those looking to make money, Hotel General Managers with Operations Management skills in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 117 percent above the national average. New York, Nashville, Miami, and Chicago are a few other cities that offer generous salaries, with Hotel General Managers with Operations Management skills earning around 68 percent, 58 percent, 47 percent, and 47 percent more than average. San Antonio is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 12 percent.

Experience Affects General Manager, Hotel with Operations Management skills Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
45%
female alumni
 
Male
55%
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 37%
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