Average Hotel Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Hotel Manager is $48,862.
MEDIAN $48,862
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$30k - $99k
$99 - $21k
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$98 - $24k
$203 - $49k
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$24k - $97k

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Job Description for Hotel Manager

Hotel Manager Tasks
  • Oversee all staff and day-to-day operations, including supervision and the budget.
  • Inspect grounds, food, and rooms to ensure quality of service.
  • Prepare for and troubleshoot operational and customer service problems.
The top respondents for the job title Hotel Manager are from the companies Marriott International, Inc., Days Inn and Super 8 Motels Worldwide, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Marriott International, Inc. where the average pay is $60,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Best Western International, Inc., earning around $43,500. Days Inn pays the lowest at around $28,500. Super 8 Motels Worldwide, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $30,521.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Hotel Manager. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Hotel Manager
Assistant General Manager (AGM)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Hotel Manager

Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounting, Team Management, People Management, Customer Service and Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Hotel Manager

An entry-level Hotel Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,397 based on 143 salaries. An early career Hotel Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,632 based on 371 salaries. A mid-career Hotel Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,032 based on 247 salaries. An experienced Hotel Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,038 based on 244 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,525.
Employees with Hotel Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 125.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (58.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (57.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

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