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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Lodging Manager Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,930
25th Percentile Wage
$37,500
50th Percentile Wage
$51,800
75th Percentile Wage
$71,340
90th Percentile Wage
$98,370

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 $98,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,930. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 240% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of lodging managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,800
-0.08% 9.63%
2016
$51,840
4.09% -
2015
$49,720
4.10% -
2014
$47,680
1.78% -
2013
$46,830
0.04% -
2012
$46,810
- -

Table 2. Lodging Manager Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of lodging managers in 10 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 $79,610. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $50,890).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$79,610
Educational Services
$72,070
Health Care and Social Assistance
$71,250
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$67,510
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$64,660
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$64,410
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$57,080
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$56,660
Federal, State, and Local Government
$55,860
Accommodation and Food Services
$50,890

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 $34,910 to $80,010. The highest paying state for lodging managers is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $80,010. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $34,910. For more salary information of lodging managers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$80,010
Arizona
$73,530
New Jersey
$71,820
New York
$71,420
Rhode Island
$69,520
Virginia
$69,440
Colorado
$67,830
Delaware
$67,500
Nevada
$66,740
Hawaii
$66,030
Virgin Islands
$64,940
Massachusetts
$64,150
Maryland
$61,960
Alaska
$60,450
California
$59,800
Montana
$56,750
Connecticut
$55,820
North Carolina
$55,250
Georgia
$54,990
New Hampshire
$54,630
Kentucky
$54,550
Oregon
$54,460
Vermont
$54,410
Idaho
$53,160
Wyoming
$52,770
Florida
$52,480
Arkansas
$52,160
South Dakota
$52,050
Wisconsin
$51,200
Washington
$51,180
New Mexico
$50,850
Louisiana
$50,790
Alabama
$50,380
Nebraska
$50,240
Maine
$50,100
South Carolina
$48,580
Michigan
$48,150
Pennsylvania
$48,130
West Virginia
$47,820
North Dakota
$47,360
Texas
$45,820
Utah
$43,350
Iowa
$43,080
Tennessee
$42,830
Missouri
$41,350
Ohio
$40,530
Minnesota
$40,480
Mississippi
$39,510
Kansas
$39,160
Illinois
$38,950
Oklahoma
$37,620
Indiana
$37,070
Guam
$36,470
Puerto Rico
$34,910



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