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Average General Manager, Hotel Salary

$56,815
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,340
Bonus
$4,450
Commission
$4,848
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a General Manager, Hotel is $56,815.
10%
$36k
MEDIAN
$57k
90%
$115k
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Salary
$36k - $115k
Bonus
$1k - $28k
Profit Sharing
$98 - $25k
Commission
$500 - $15k
Total Pay
$33k - $122k
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What Do General Manager, Hotels Do?

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
(645)
Highly Satisfied
64Reviews
The top respondents for the job title General Manager, Hotel are from the companies Holiday Inn Express, Best Western International, Inc. and Marriott International, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Marriott International, Inc. where the average pay is $81,233. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Hilton Corporation and Hampton Inn, earning around $68,362 and $50,060, respectively. Quality Inn & Suites pays the lowest at around $34,817. Holiday Inn Express and Best Western International, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $41,557 and $45,145, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for General Manager, Hotels?

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.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Hotels?

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 $44,033 based on 64 salaries. An early career General Manager, Hotel with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,375 based on 881 salaries. A mid-career General Manager, Hotel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,142 based on 876 salaries. An experienced General Manager, Hotel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,049 based on 1,216 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,770.
Employees with General Manager, Hotel in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 110.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (69.8% more) and Miami, Florida (42.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,001 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
22.0%
Mid Career
21.9%
Experienced
30.4%
Late Career
24.1%