Resort Manager Salary

Median pay for Resort Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $48K annually. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly two in five lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and two in five have dental, too. Women make up the majority of Resort Managers (65 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Resort Managers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$29,104 - $75,633
(Median)
$29K
$48K
$76K
MEDIAN: $47,703
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$9.93 - $15.21
(Median)
$9
$13
$15
MEDIAN: $12.00
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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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,104 - $75,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,818  
Commission
$491.32 - $2,000  
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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$27,286 - $78,434  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $15.21  
   
Overtime
$11.19 - $20.82  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,818  
   
Commission
$491.32 - $2,000  
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).
)
$27,286 - $78,434  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Job Description for Resort Manager

Resort managers work in large resorts with many guest rooms and a wide range of amenities, such as bars, restaurants, and pools, and they are responsible for overall guest satisfaction, ensuring that all amenities are running smoothly, and the financial profitability of the resort as a whole. They may also oversee managers of individual operations and meet with them on a daily basis to ensure consistency.

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Resort Manager Tasks

  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Provide customer service, answer customer questions, and address complaints.
  • Manage the daily operations of a resort, including services, facilities, and inventory.
  • Manage, train and supervise staff, schedule staff hours, and uphold standards of customer service.
  • Oversee the processing of payments, balancing of cash drawers, and recording of income and expenditures.

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Professional skills reported by Resort Managers are few in number. Fortunate workers who know People Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 42 percent above average. Those listing Customer Service as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Resort Manager

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $42K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $44K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $52K. As Resort Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $60K.

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Experience Affects Resort Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Resort Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 42%

National Average
$46,000

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 39%
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