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Chief Executive Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Chief Executives

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,770
25th Percentile Wage
$82,490
50th Percentile Wage
$160,430
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in the industry sector of accommodation and food services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $160,430. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $82,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid chief executives is $53,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chief executives in the industry sector of accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$160,430
10.15% 26.01%
2016
$144,140
0.89% -
2015
$142,850
13.15% -
2014
$124,070
0.87% -
2013
$122,990
3.49% -
2012
$118,700
- -

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

The average salaries of chief executives in eight 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 chief executive occupations is the traveler accommodation industry with an annual salary $194,220. The lowest paying industry is the food services and drinking places industry (annual salary $111,920). For detailed chief executive salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Traveler Accommodation
$194,220
Accommodation
$183,200
Casino Hotels
$153,850
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$133,710
Full-Service Restaurants
$133,030
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
$132,260
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$122,890
Food Services and Drinking Places
$111,920

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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