Motel Manager Salary

Those pursuing careers as Motel Managers in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $24K per year. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Slightly less than a fifth enjoy medical while less than 10 percent get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to fewer than one in twenty. Most Motel Managers survey respondents are women (74 percent). This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$12,301 - $46,565
(Median)
$12K
$24K
$47K
MEDIAN: $23,810
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$8.07 - $17.51
(Median)
$8
$11
$18
MEDIAN: $11.00
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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$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$12,301 - $46,565  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,911  
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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$13,426 - $46,733  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.07 - $17.51  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.66  
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 - $4,911  
   
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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$13,426 - $46,733  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Job Description for Motel Manager

Motel managers are responsible for overseeing day-to-day activities of a motel, as well as supervising personnel and making decisions on financial operations. The breadth and extent of duties for motel managers depends on the size of the business. In smaller motels, there may just be one or two managers who oversee the entire operation of the business, including laundry service, cleaning, repairs, and administrative tasks. In larger motels, there may be a manager in charge of hiring and overseeing assistant manager, who are responsible for supervising more certain aspects of the motel. Assistants are often in charge of one specific area. For example, they could be employed as front office managers, managers of room assignments and reservations, or food and beverage managers.

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Motel Manager Tasks

  • Answer phones and daily communications from customers.
  • Work with housekeeping to keep rooms in clean condition.
  • Manage daily operations of the motel.
  • Respond to guest requests or needs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Motel Manager

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $21K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $26K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Motel Managers see a median salary of $26K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Experience Affects Motel Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 19% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 81%
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