Experienced General Manager, Hotel Salary

Experienced Hotel General Managers pull down an average of $59K per year. Cash earnings for Experienced Hotel General Managers — including $20K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds and $20K in commissions at the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $37K to approximately $111K depending on individual performance. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men make up a slight majority of Experienced Hotel General Managers (57 percent) who responded to the survey. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and over one-half receive dental plans. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$36,908 - $99,749
(Median)
$37K
$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,841
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90%

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$9.59 - $25.18
(Median)
$9
$13
$25
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,908 - $99,749  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,229  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,119  
Commission
$0.00 - $19,574  
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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$36,958 - $111,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,321
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.59 - $25.18  
   
Overtime
$0.36 - $27.37  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,229  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,574  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,119  
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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$36,958 - $111,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Experienced Hotel General Managers include Holiday Inn Express, Hampton Inn, Best Western International, Inc., Interstate Hotels and Resorts, and Holiday Inn. The biggest paychecks can be found at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc — the median salary there is $110K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $50K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $308K. Also paying near the top of the field are Sage Hospitality Resources, LLC at $100K, Island Hospitality at $93K, and Interstate Hotels and Resorts, where Experienced Hotel General Managers annually earn $82K.

The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is Days Inn, where the median salary is just $32K — 243 percent lower than the top payer. Other low-paying employers include Best Western International, Inc. at $48K and Holiday Inn Express at $49K, though some Experienced Hotel General Managers there earn up to $80K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 100 percent, Experienced Hotel General Managers in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Hotel General Managers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+77 percent), San Francisco (+63 percent), Miami (+39 percent), and Chicago (+34 percent). Falling short of the national average by 7 percent, the area with the worst salaries is San Antonio.

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Skills That Affect Experienced General Manager, Hotel Salaries

Financial Analysis
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Leadership
up arrow 8%

Budgeting
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Team Leadership
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Employee Relations
0%

National Average
$62,000

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Human Resources
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Sales Management
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Accounting
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Sales
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Accounts Receivable
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 381 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 28%
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