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 $27K per year. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Nearly one in seven report receiving medical coverage from their employers and less than one-tenth collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Motel Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Motel Managers (64 percent) who took the survey are female.

$15,600 - $41,009
$16K
$27K
$41K
MEDIAN: $27,452
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50%
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$7.13 - $16.49
$7
$10
$16
MEDIAN: $10.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$15,600 - $41,009  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
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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$15,371 - $40,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.13 - $16.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.44  
Overtime
$7.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
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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$15,371 - $40,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Motel Manager

Pay by Experience for a Motel Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Motel Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Motel Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Motel Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 16 salaries. A Motel Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 6 salaries.

Motel Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Motel Manager?

Motel Manager in McCook:
Pros: I like the people that I meet on a daily basis, The fact that the staff is more like a second family to me.
Cons: When the staff thinks work is optional or is unable to make decisions on their own.

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Key Stats for Motel Manager

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Motel Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲33%

Mid-Career
▲13%

Late-Career
▲7%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 85%