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Innkeeper Salary

Innkeepers in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $34K annually. Most Innkeepers survey respondents are women (76 percent). The majority of Innkeepers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Slightly less than a fourth enjoy medical while approximately one-eighth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than 10 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$18,593 - $58,623
(Median)
$19K
$34K
$59K
MEDIAN: $34,218
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50%
90%

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$8.69 - $19.13
(Median)
$8
$12
$19
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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$18,593 - $58,623  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
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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$18,647 - $51,628  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.69 - $19.13  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50 - $0.95  
Overtime
$9.00 - $19.21  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
   
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).
)
$18,647 - $51,628  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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Job Description for Innkeeper

An innkeeper manages an inn or bed and breakfast. The innkeeper will greet guests, answer phone calls, reply to emails, and make sure that all aspects of the guest’s stay are satisfactory. The innkeeper might also have marketing duties online, over the phone, and in person. In smaller establishments, the innkeeper will also have housekeeping duties. Another duty might also be preparing meals for guests. In some cases, groundskeeping and yard work may also be carried out by the innkeeper.

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Survey takers who work as Innkeepers typically report just a few professional skills. Customer Relations and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Innkeeper

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $34K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $29K. Innkeepers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $31K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $46K on average.

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Experience Affects Innkeeper Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Innkeeper Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 22% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 78%
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