Salary for Lodging Managers

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Also known as:  Bed and Breakfast Innkeeper, Boardinghouse Keeper, Hotel Director, Hotel Manager, Hotel Operations Manager, Innkeeper, Lodging Facilities Manager helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

The majority of lodging managers have Bachelor's degrees in Hospitality or related fields. Those without their Bachelor's degree may have some college or an Associate's degree. All lodging managers have significant experience working in the hospitality industry. Lodging managers are required to handle customer complaints, hire, train and fire staff, monitor the facility's financials and adjust spending as necessary, supervise the cleanliness and comfort of the facility, and occasionally greet and register guests. The industry is highly competitive, and individuals who possess empathy and strong communication skills are excellent performers in this sector.

A Lodging Manager usually receives a compensation in a range of $32,980 to $108,060 based on experience and talent. can receive an average pay level of sixty-five thousand two hundred and seventy dollars annually.

obtain the highest pay in District of Columbia, where they receive salary pay of close to about $116,140. People working these jobs make the most money in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they can earn wages of $97,690.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 47.87 percent nationwide in that time.


Lodging Managers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Educational Services
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Health Care and Social Assistance
Public Administration
Accommodation and Food Services
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Educational Services
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