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Resort Manager Salary

An average Resort Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $47K per year. Female Resort Managers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (62 percent) are women. The majority of Resort Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although more than two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and more than a third get dental coverage, too. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$28,275 - $75,794
(Median)
$28K
$47K
$76K
MEDIAN: $46,743
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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
$28,275 - $75,794  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,745  
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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$26,769 - $79,058  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 155
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,745  
   
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).
)
$26,769 - $79,058  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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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Survey takers who work as Resort Managers report a focused set of job skills. Fortunate workers who know People Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 45 percent above average. Those listing Customer Service and Operations Management as skills, on the other hand, 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $41K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $43K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $52K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Resort Manager generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $60K.

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Experience Affects Resort Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Resort Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 45%

National Average
$46,000


Customer Service
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 45%
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