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Experienced General Manager, Hotel Salary

Median pay for Experienced Hotel General Managers lies in the neighborhood of $59K annually. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $20K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $37K and hits $113K on the high end. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and slightly more than half claim dental coverage as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men make up a slight majority of Experienced Hotel General Managers (57 percent) who responded to the survey. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$37,201 - $100,066
(Median)
$37K
$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,947
10%
50%
90%

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$9.53 - $25.39
(Median)
$9
$13
$25
MEDIAN: $13.00
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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
$37,201 - $100,066  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,365  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,203  
Commission
$0.00 - $19,392  
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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$37,430 - $112,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,389
National Hourly Rate 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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.53 - $25.39  
   
Overtime
$1.40 - $27.50  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,365  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,392  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,203  
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).
)
$37,430 - $112,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Holiday Inn Express, Hampton Inn, Best Western International, Inc., Interstate Hotels and Resorts, and Holiday Inn are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Experienced Hotel General Managers. 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. Experienced Hotel General Managers will also find cushy salaries at Sage Hospitality Resources, LLC (+$100K), Island Hospitality (+$97K), and Interstate Hotels and Resorts (+$82K).

Days Inn lags the field greatly in terms of pay, offering a median salary 243 percent less than the top paying company ($32K). Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Best Western International, Inc. at $48K, and Holiday Inn Express where $50K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Experienced Hotel General Managers there earn up to $80K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 99 percent, Experienced Hotel General Managers in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Hotel General Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+61 percent), Chicago (+39 percent), Miami (+37 percent), and San Diego (+30 percent). San Antonio ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 7 percent below the national average.

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Skills That Affect Experienced General Manager, Hotel Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 22%


Leadership
up arrow 8%

Budgeting
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Team Leadership
up arrow 5%

National Average
$62,000

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Employee Relations
up arrow 1%

Human Resources
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Sales Management
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 6%

Sales
up arrow 7%

Accounting
up arrow 8%

Accounts Receivable
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 432 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%