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Highest Paying Industries for Lodging Managers

The top 44 highest paying industries for lodging managers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $79,260, general medical and surgical hospitals is the highest paying industry for lodging managers. It is followed by hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals) industry (average annual salary $79,260). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of lodging managers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 44 Highest Paying Industries for Lodging Managers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$79,260
110
2 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$79,260
110
3 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$78,990
100
4 Hospitals - Privately owned
$78,990
100
5 Health Care and Social Assistance
$74,190
190
6 Office Administrative Services
$71,010
n/a
7 Administrative and Support Services
$68,990
n/a
8 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$68,990
n/a
9 Casino Hotels
$68,370
440
10 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$67,510
n/a
11 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$64,040
110
12 Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$62,660
80
13 Educational Services - State government owned
$62,550
120
14 Educational Services
$60,350
190
15 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$59,620
150
16 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$59,210
890
17 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$58,640
30
18 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$58,020
280
19 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$57,690
440
20 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$57,380
190
21 State government, including schools and hospitals
$57,100
160
22 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$56,440
200
23 Gambling Industries
$56,060
110
24 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$56,060
n/a
25 Educational Services - Privately owned
$55,310
60
26 Lessors of Real Estate
$54,980
80
27 Real Estate
$54,510
160
28 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$54,510
160
29 Activities Related to Real Estate
$53,260
70
30 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$48,740
40
31 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$48,540
40
32 Employment Services
$48,270
40
33 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$47,580
140
34 Federal, State, and Local Government
$47,580
140
35 Traveler Accommodation
$46,930
28,140
36 Accommodation and Food Services
$46,930
29,190
37 Accommodation
$46,920
29,160
38 RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$46,830
870
39 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$46,400
100
40 Rooming and Boarding Houses
$45,800
150
41 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$45,640
50
42 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$43,270
120
43 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$43,270
120
44 Religious Organizations
$33,140
60
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