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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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Lodging Manager Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$94,780
75th Percentile Wage
$65,720
50th Percentile Wage
$47,680
25th Percentile Wage
$36,230
10th Percentile Wage
$28,630

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 $94,780. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,630. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 231% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $47,680 1.82%
2013 $46,830 0.04%
2012 $46,810 -1.35%
2011 $47,450 1.22%
2010 $46,880 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for lodging managers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 1.71%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.04%. We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 1.22% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-1.35%).

Table 3. Average Salary of Lodging Managers vs. Related Jobs

Table 4. Lodging Manager Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of lodging managers in 10 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for lodging managers occupations is the health care and social assistance sector with an annual salary $74,190. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $43,270).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Health Care and Social Assistance
$74,190
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$68,990
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$67,510
Educational Services
$60,350
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$59,210
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$56,440
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$54,510
Federal, State, and Local Government
$47,580
Accommodation and Food Services
$46,930
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$43,270

Table 5. 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 $32,690 to $80,190. The highest paying state for lodging managers is Rhode Island with a median annual salary of $80,190. The lowest paying state is Guam with a median annual salary of $32,690. For more salary information of lodging managers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Rhode Island
$80,190
Delaware
$76,500
Virginia
$72,320
Nevada
$69,350
New Jersey
$68,620
District of Columbia
$67,810
New York
$65,600
Alaska
$65,330
Arizona
$63,360
Vermont
$63,020
Maryland
$59,790
New Hampshire
$58,120
Massachusetts
$55,790
North Dakota
$55,420
Hawaii
$54,780
Colorado
$54,540
Idaho
$52,250
Utah
$52,130
Louisiana
$51,980
Nebraska
$51,340
Florida
$51,010
Maine
$50,590
Connecticut
$49,900
South Dakota
$49,540
Wisconsin
$49,200
Puerto Rico
$48,430
California
$48,390
Virgin Islands
$48,260
New Mexico
$48,000
Washington
$47,580
North Carolina
$46,200
Minnesota
$45,890
South Carolina
$44,630
Texas
$44,320
Alabama
$44,250
Tennessee
$44,090
Georgia
$43,410
Illinois
$43,260
Wyoming
$43,200
Oregon
$42,940
Kentucky
$42,240
Pennsylvania
$42,160
Mississippi
$41,560
Kansas
$41,530
Missouri
$41,340
Oklahoma
$40,730
West Virginia
$39,240
Ohio
$39,230
Arkansas
$39,100
Iowa
$38,580
Indiana
$38,560
Michigan
$36,050
Montana
$34,120
Guam
$32,690


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