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Top Executive Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

The salary statistics of top executives in the industry sector of accommodation and food services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare top executive salaries in different industries within the accommodation and food services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Top Executives

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,540
25th Percentile Wage
$40,950
50th Percentile Wage
$61,020
75th Percentile Wage
$96,340
90th Percentile Wage
$156,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for top executives in the industry sector of accommodation and food services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) top executives is $156,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid top executives is $28,540.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of top executives in the industry sector of accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,0201.41%-6.16%
201560,160-3.94%-
201462,530-2.49%-
201364,090-1.08%-
201264,780--

Compare Top Executive Salary in Different Industries within the Accommodation and Food Services Sector

The average salaries of top executives in ten industries in the accommodation and food services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for top executive occupations is the casino hotels industry with an annual salary $135,130. The lowest paying industry is the drinking places (alcoholic beverages) industry (annual salary $54,460). For detailed top executive salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Casino Hotels
$135,130
Special Food Services
$79,320
Traveler Accommodation
$75,640
Accommodation
$74,150
Rooming and Boarding Houses
$69,980
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$62,660
Full-Service Restaurants
$61,970
Food Services and Drinking Places
$58,940
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$57,660
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
$54,460

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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