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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of lodging managers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
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|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New York|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|Virgin Islands|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |