For Hotel Managers, annual average wages total $46K per year. Total incomes of Hotel Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $20K from bonuses and close to $26K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $23K and $92K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company and tenure. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and half lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by one-half and dental coverage is claimed by more than a third. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Work is enjoyable for Hotel Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$26,093 - $92,621
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$46K
$93K
MEDIAN: $45,582
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$8.96 - $20.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$26,093 - $92,621  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,797  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,532  
Commission
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$23,293 - $91,847  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 440
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$8.96 - $20.30  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.71  
Overtime
$11.00 - $30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,797  
   
Commission
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,532  
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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$23,293 - $91,847  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 104

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Job Description for Hotel Manager

A hotel manager has a range of supervisory and oversight duties at a hotel. They help to hire, train, and manage staff at the facility and maintain standards for the hotel itself, including maintenance and arranging repairs as necessary. They are also likely to spend time ensuring that bookkeeping is properly maintained, including processing payments and keeping room invoices up-to-date.

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Hotel Manager Tasks

  • Prepare for and troubleshoot operational and customer service problems.
  • Inspect grounds, food, and rooms to ensure quality of service.
  • Oversee all staff and day-to-day operations, including supervision and the budget.

Common Career Paths for Hotel Manager


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Hotel Managers might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Hotel General Manager, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $52K per year.

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Extended Stay America Hotels offers the largest salaries in town ($43K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $36K to $65K.

Pay by Experience Level for Hotel Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Hotel Managers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $36K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $42K. Hotel Managers see a median salary of $50K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Hotel Managers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $60K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,275

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 94 percent, Hotel Managers in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Hotel Managers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+82 percent), Philadelphia (+57 percent), Miami (+49 percent), and Miami Beach (+48 percent).

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Key Stats for Hotel Manager

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
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Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Hotel Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Hotel Manager Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 37%

National Average
$41,000


Sales Management
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Human Resources
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Accounting
up arrow 14%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Hospitality
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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