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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 $80,010, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for lodging managers. It is followed by Arizona (average annual salary $73,530). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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 District of Columbia
$80,010
$53,360 130
2 Arizona
$73,530
$34,080 980
3 New Jersey
$71,820
$55,160 470
4 New York
$71,420
$40,450 530
5 Rhode Island
$69,520
$36,420 70
6 Virginia
$69,440
$34,800 1,070
7 Colorado
$67,830
$35,830 830
8 Delaware
$67,500
$39,410 80
9 Nevada
$66,740
$40,590 630
10 Hawaii
$66,030
$43,620 490
11 Virgin Islands
$64,940
$36,310 50
12 Massachusetts
$64,150
$40,530 730
13 Maryland
$61,960
$42,080 520
14 Alaska
$60,450
$44,150 180
15 California
$59,800
$31,230 4,620
16 Montana
$56,750
$37,680 210
17 Connecticut
$55,820
$35,230 120
18 North Carolina
$55,250
$27,290 630
19 Georgia
$54,990
$33,190 810
20 New Hampshire
$54,630
$37,740 220
21 Kentucky
$54,550
$28,670 280
22 Oregon
$54,460
$19,780 580
23 Vermont
$54,410
$27,990 210
24 Idaho
$53,160
$30,580 200
25 Wyoming
$52,770
$33,290 320
26 Florida
$52,480
$31,670 3,750
27 Arkansas
$52,160
$28,200 490
28 South Dakota
$52,050
$43,100 240
29 Wisconsin
$51,200
$31,280 490
30 Washington
$51,180
$34,210 940
31 New Mexico
$50,850
$26,600 280
32 Louisiana
$50,790
$33,760 340
33 Alabama
$50,380
$31,560 530
34 Nebraska
$50,240
$21,680 110
35 Maine
$50,100
$25,500 540
36 South Carolina
$48,580
$33,730 460
37 Michigan
$48,150
$27,990 810
38 Pennsylvania
$48,130
$34,480 1,240
39 West Virginia
$47,820
$30,390 170
40 North Dakota
$47,360
$40,410 340
41 Texas
$45,820
$28,900 3,070
42 Utah
$43,350
$26,580 460
43 Iowa
$43,080
$25,110 490
44 Tennessee
$42,830
$31,980 1,260
45 Missouri
$41,350
$18,480 690
46 Ohio
$40,530
$26,170 1,080
47 Minnesota
$40,480
$29,420 530
48 Mississippi
$39,510
$17,560 600
49 Kansas
$39,160
$29,800 250
50 Illinois
$38,950
$25,430 1,480
51 Oklahoma
$37,620
$19,840 680
52 Indiana
$37,070
$26,850 440
53 Guam
$36,470
$26,550 40
54 Puerto Rico
$34,910
$24,500 140
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