Hotel Manager Salary

The average Hotel Manager in the United States earns approximately $47K annually. Total cash earnings of Hotel Managers range from $23K on the low end to $98K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $20K and $19K, respectively. Geographic location is the main element affecting pay for this group — tenure and the specific company are driving factors as well. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately half lack any form of coverage — but half have medical insurance, and approximately two in five have dental, too. Most Hotel Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$25,677 - $98,633
$26K
$47K
$99K
MEDIAN: $47,021
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50%
90%

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$8.94 - $19.99
$8
$12
$20
MEDIAN: $12.43
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$25,677 - $98,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,827  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $18,750  
Commission
$2,500  
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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$23,042 - $98,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 405
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$8.94 - $19.99  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.48  
Overtime
$10.14 - $29.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,827  
   
Commission
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $18,750  
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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$23,042 - $98,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 113

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Hotel Manager


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Hotel Managers who move on to become Hotel General Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Hotel General Managers get paid an average of $52K per year.

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Although Extended Stay America Hotels boasts the highest average salary in town at $43K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $36K or as much as $65K.

Pay by Experience Level for Hotel Manager

Pay by Experience for a Hotel Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Hotel Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 252 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hotel Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 173 salaries. An experienced Hotel Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 159 salaries. A Hotel Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 60 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,149

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

For Hotel Managers, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 93 percent above the national average. Hotel Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+79 percent), Philadelphia (+54 percent), Miami (+46 percent), and Miami Beach (+45 percent).

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Key Stats for Hotel Manager

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Hotel Manager Salaries

▲47%

▲19%

National Average
$42,000

▼2%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Hotel Manager Salaries

Budget Management
▲34%

National Average
$42,000


Sales Management
▼7%

Human Resources
▼10%


Accounting
▼16%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼17%

Hospitality
▼43%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 48%
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