Motel Managers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $27K per year on average. Career duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Around one in seven enjoy medical while less than 10 percent get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to fewer than one in twenty. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Motel Managers. Women account for the majority of Motel Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 63 percent to be exact. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$14,707 - $40,760
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$27K
$41K
MEDIAN: $26,888
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$7.17 - $16.22
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$14,707 - $40,760  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
Total Pay (?
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$15,174 - $40,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.17 - $16.22  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.44  
Overtime
$15.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
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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$15,174 - $40,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $25K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $31K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Motel Managers make a median salary of $35K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $29K.

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
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
056
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Motel Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 85%
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