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Highest Paying States for Lodging Managers

The highest paying states 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 of lodging managers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $72,670, Arizona is the highest paying state for lodging managers. It is followed by New Jersey (average annual salary $71,680). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of lodging managers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Lodging Managers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Arizona
$72,670
$41,090 1,110
2 New Jersey
$71,680
$53,810 570
3 Virginia
$69,440
$34,800 1,070
4 District of Columbia
$68,810
$47,670 130
5 Delaware
$68,390
$39,880 90
6 Colorado
$66,540
$36,800 630
7 Rhode Island
$65,950
$35,050 80
8 Virgin Islands
$64,940
$36,310 50
9 Alaska
$63,450
$42,560 160
10 Maryland
$62,560
$31,130 420
11 Massachusetts
$62,530
$28,750 650
12 New York
$62,200
$38,100 580
13 Nebraska
$60,030
$31,600 50
14 Nevada
$59,640
$39,710 600
15 Hawaii
$58,240
$41,690 490
16 Georgia
$57,490
$33,260 670
17 California
$57,070
$30,560 4,580
18 Vermont
$56,710
$27,510 230
19 Florida
$56,220
$34,410 3,380
20 Idaho
$55,080
$30,820 210
21 Oregon
$54,740
$31,380 410
22 New Hampshire
$54,410
$35,550 280
23 Connecticut
$53,450
$36,720 140
24 Wisconsin
$53,410
$31,670 620
25 North Dakota
$52,860
$33,890 160
26 Wyoming
$52,810
$32,430 280
27 Tennessee
$52,270
$29,580 1,140
28 Arkansas
$52,160
$28,200 280
29 South Dakota
$50,900
$41,410 210
30 North Carolina
$49,560
$29,430 890
31 Texas
$48,380
$25,860 3,110
32 Maine
$47,860
$25,270 540
33 West Virginia
$47,350
$29,840 180
34 Montana
$47,230
$32,400 280
35 South Carolina
$46,680
$31,040 430
36 Washington
$46,660
$32,660 870
37 Kentucky
$46,010
$30,420 350
38 Louisiana
$45,170
$33,290 400
39 Puerto Rico
$45,040
$22,580 120
40 Alabama
$44,780
$30,430 520
41 Pennsylvania
$44,070
$32,580 1,320
42 New Mexico
$43,970
$24,840 220
43 Ohio
$42,970
$26,400 930
44 Missouri
$42,630
$19,440 620
45 Utah
$42,600
$25,930 410
46 Mississippi
$42,180
$18,750 490
47 Oklahoma
$40,390
$20,400 730
48 Iowa
$40,330
$22,390 410
49 Minnesota
$40,280
$28,020 400
50 Michigan
$39,160
$27,150 1,100
51 Kansas
$38,850
$28,340 240
52 Indiana
$38,690
$28,220 450
53 Illinois
$32,830
$25,260 1,280
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