Motel Manager Salary

Pay for Motel Managers in the United States is very modest at just $27K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Around a tenth get medical and dental insurance, and less than 10 percent get vision plans, too. For the most part, Motel Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Motel Managers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (65 percent) are women. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$15,813 - $41,268
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$27K
$41K
MEDIAN: $27,196
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$7.13 - $14.51
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$0$41K
Salary $15,813 - $41,268
Bonus $0.00 - $8,300
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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$15,294 - $41,148
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 91
Hourly Data $0$17
Hourly Rate $7.13 - $14.51
Hourly Tips $0.67
Overtime $7.70
Annual Data $0$41K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,300
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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$15,294 - $41,148
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 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.

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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.

Motel Manager in Lake Havasu City:
"Very time consuming."
Pros: Dealing with the people and being able to watch the place work.
Cons: The hours and having to deal with certain situations.

Motel Manager in Seaside Heights:
"I love customer service."
Pros: Like to see happy and satisfied customers.
Cons: Work too many hours, I'm a live in, I don't have enough personal time.

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Key Stats for Motel Manager

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Motel Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲35%

Mid-Career
▲15%

Late-Career
▲9%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 89%
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