Salary for Lodging Managers

Also known as:  Bed and Breakfast Innkeeper, Boardinghouse Keeper, Hotel Director, Hotel Manager, Hotel Operations Manager, Innkeeper, Lodging Facilities Manager helps hospitality and tourism professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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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 will normally receive a compensation in a range of 40000 to 60000 depending on the level of education. Lodging Managers can get an average wage of Fifty Four Thousand Six Hundred dollars per year.

Lodging Managers have the highest salaries in Nevada, where they can earn salary pay of approximately $74180. Employees with these job titles are compensated the highest in Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services, which has average wages of $74530.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 23.74 percent nationwide in that time.
Lodging Managers tend to make the most in the following industries
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $74,530
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $72,780
Management of Companies and Enterprises $72,130
Health Care and Social Assistance $64,460
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $60,900
Educational Services $58,510
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Accommodation and Food Services $53,750
Other Services (except Public Administration) $54,690
Public Administration $56,760
Educational Services $58,510
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $60,900
Health Care and Social Assistance $64,460