Average General Manager, Hotel Salary

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The average salary for a General Manager, Hotel is $55,719.
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Job Description for General Manager, Hotel

General Manager, Hotel Tasks
  • Oversee all aspects of hotel operations.
  • Resolve guest and employee concerns.
  • Maintain accountability for each department.
  • Develop an operational budget and monitor cost controls.
  • Complete daily audits and monthly paperwork.

Job Satisfaction for General Manager, Hotel

4.2 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title General Manager, Hotel are from the companies Holiday Inn Express, Hampton Inn and Best Western International, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Marriott International, Inc. where the average pay is $80,329. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Hilton Corporation and Hampton Inn, earning around $68,362 and $50,411, respectively. Quality Inn & Suites pays the lowest at around $34,861. Motel 6 and Holiday Inn Express also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $42,597 and $43,578, respectively.

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Popular Skills for General Manager, Hotel

Skills in Operations Management, Budget Management and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and Customer Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Hotel

An entry-level General Manager, Hotel with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,485 based on 76 salaries. An early career General Manager, Hotel with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,719 based on 1,039 salaries. A mid-career General Manager, Hotel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,192 based on 1,086 salaries. An experienced General Manager, Hotel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,929 based on 1,506 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,014.
Employees with General Manager, Hotel in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 109.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (71.6% more) and Miami, Florida (42.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (4.6% less).

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