Hotel Manager Salary (United States)

A Hotel Manager earns an average salary of $41,590 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Budget Management and Sales Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Hotel Manager Total Pay (?
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$26,679 - $81,846
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MEDIAN: $41,589
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Hotel Manager Total Pay (?
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$8.35 - $16.54
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$26,679 - $81,846  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,569  
Profit Sharing
$197.97 - $44,385  
Commission
$0.00 - $19,727  
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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$23,410 - $83,232  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 905
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$8.35 - $16.54  
   
Overtime
$10.18 - $26.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,569  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,727  
Profit Sharing
$197.97 - $44,385  
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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$23,410 - $83,232  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 905
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Job Description for Hotel Manager
The hotel manager is responsible for all staff on the property of a hotel and must oversee their daily operations to ensure quality. Hotel managers interact directly with department supervisors (housekeeping manager, front desk manager and maintenance manager) on a regular basis to address issues and concerns. The manager must moderate the budget on a regular basis and make sure that each department is sufficiently staffed. Hotel managers are responsible for inspecting rooms for cleanliness and quality control. The food and the property grounds are also to be inspected regularly to make sure that guests receive quality service. The hotel manager is required to follow up directly with any guests who are unhappy with their stay in order to address any areas of concern. Hotel managers also oversee sales and marketing to promote the hotel.
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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.
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Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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Chicago
up arrow 97%
New York
up arrow 91%
Los Angeles
up arrow 43%
Atlanta
up arrow 36%
Miami
up arrow 29%
Philadelphia
up arrow 23%
Boston
up arrow 13%
Nashville
up arrow 13%
up arrow 10%
New Orleans
up arrow 10%
Orlando
up arrow 5%
San Diego
up arrow 4%
National Average
$41,000
Houston
up arrow 14%
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Experience Affects Hotel Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Hotel Manager Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 40%
Sales Management
up arrow 17%
Operations Management
up arrow 4%
Customer Service
0%
National Average
$41,000
Accounting
up arrow 4%
Human Resources
up arrow 10%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 15%
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Gender
Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 37%
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