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Resort Manager Salary

Average Resort Managers in the United States make around $47K per year. Women account for the majority of Resort Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 64 percent to be exact. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. While some workers in this profession — more than two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, over one-half do receive medical benefits and more than a third have dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$28,036 - $75,478
(Median)
$28K
$47K
$75K
MEDIAN: $46,878
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90%

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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
$28,036 - $75,478  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,665  
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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$26,639 - $78,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate 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$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.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,665  
   
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).
)
$26,639 - $78,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 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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Resort Managers who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Fortunate workers who know People Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 44 percent above average. Customer Service, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Resort Manager

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


For Resort Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. During the first five years of their careers, Resort Managers see a median income of $42K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $43K. Resort Managers see a median salary of $52K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $60K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Resort Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Resort Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 44%

National Average
$46,000

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 43%
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