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Lodging Manager Salary Information

The salary statistics of lodging managers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of lodging managers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The lodging managers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Lodging Manager Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,870
25th Percentile Wage
$37,520
50th Percentile Wage
$51,840
75th Percentile Wage
$70,540
90th Percentile Wage
$96,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lodging managers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) lodging managers is $96,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,870. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 234% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of lodging managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,8404.09%9.70%
201549,7204.10%-
201447,6801.78%-
201346,8300.04%-
201246,810--

Table 2. Lodging Manager Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of lodging managers in 9 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for lodging managers occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $88,200. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $50,850).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$88,200
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$72,580
Educational Services
$70,940
Health Care and Social Assistance
$70,940
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$59,630
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$57,130
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$52,700
Federal, State, and Local Government
$50,940
Accommodation and Food Services
$50,850

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Lodging Managers by States

From the above tables we note that not only lodging managers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of lodging managers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $32,830 to $72,670. The highest paying state for lodging managers is Arizona with a median annual salary of $72,670. The lowest paying state is Illinois with a median annual salary of $32,830. For more salary information of lodging managers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Arizona
$72,670
New Jersey
$71,680
Virginia
$69,440
District of Columbia
$68,810
Delaware
$68,390
Colorado
$66,540
Rhode Island
$65,950
Virgin Islands
$64,940
Alaska
$63,450
Maryland
$62,560
Massachusetts
$62,530
New York
$62,200
Nebraska
$60,030
Nevada
$59,640
Hawaii
$58,240
Georgia
$57,490
California
$57,070
Vermont
$56,710
Florida
$56,220
Idaho
$55,080
Oregon
$54,740
New Hampshire
$54,410
Connecticut
$53,450
Wisconsin
$53,410
North Dakota
$52,860
Wyoming
$52,810
Tennessee
$52,270
Arkansas
$52,160
South Dakota
$50,900
North Carolina
$49,560
Texas
$48,380
Maine
$47,860
West Virginia
$47,350
Montana
$47,230
South Carolina
$46,680
Washington
$46,660
Kentucky
$46,010
Louisiana
$45,170
Puerto Rico
$45,040
Alabama
$44,780
Pennsylvania
$44,070
New Mexico
$43,970
Ohio
$42,970
Missouri
$42,630
Utah
$42,600
Mississippi
$42,180
Oklahoma
$40,390
Iowa
$40,330
Minnesota
$40,280
Michigan
$39,160
Kansas
$38,850
Indiana
$38,690
Illinois
$32,830


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