How Much Does A Lodging Manager Make?

Lodging managers are responsible for taking care of guests who are staying in hotels, motels and other lodging facilities. They see to it that these facilities are well-maintained and running profitably and that guests are given the best service possible.

Because few changes are expected in the employment rate of lodging managers in the next few years, competition for jobs is expected to be intense, with those who have received relevant educational training and degree having the advantage. Lodging managers are paid quite well.

Average Lodging Manager Annual Salary

$59,410

The average annual salary for lodging managers is $59,410 a year. Salaries start at $28,870 a year and go up to $96,570 a year.

Average Lodging Manager Hourly Wage

$28.56

The average hourly wage for a lodging manager is $28.56. Hourly wages were between $13.88 and $46.43 an hour.

Stats were based out of 35,410 employed lodging managers in the United States.

Does Your Pay Depend On Your Experience?

Executive Lodging Manager

$96,570/year $46.43/hour

(Top 10% of Lodging Managers)


Senior Lodging Manager

$70,540/year $33.92/hour

(Top 25% of Lodging Managers)


Mid Level Lodging Manager

$51,840/year $24.93/hour

(Median)


Junior Lodging Manager

$37,520/year $18.04/hour

(Bottom 25% of Lodging Managers)


Entry Level Lodging Manager

$28,870/year $13.88/hour

(Bottom 10% of Lodging Managers)


Lodging Manager Average Salary Comparison

Architectural and Engineering Managers
$143k / year
$69 / hour
Education Administrators, Postsecondary
$105k / year
$50 / hour
Construction Managers
$99k / year
$47 / hour
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School
$95k / year
$0 / hour
Funeral Service Managers
$88k / year
$42 / hour
Education Administrators, All Other
$84k / year
$40 / hour
Gaming Managers
$79k / year
$38 / hour
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$75k / year
$36 / hour
Lodging Managers
$59k / year
$28 / hour
Food Service Managers
$56k / year
$26 / hour

Top 10 Highest Paying States For Lodging Managers

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities For Lodging Managers

Lodging Manager Salary By State

Rank State Hourly Rate Annual Salary
#1 New Jersey $49.23 $102,400
#2 District of Columbia $49.03 $101,970
#3 Virginia $38.72 $80,540
#4 Arizona $38.56 $80,200
#5 Delaware $35.96 $74,790
#6 New York $35.80 $74,470
#7 Maryland $35.11 $73,030
#8 Nevada $35.06 $72,930
#9 Colorado $33.73 $70,160
#10 Massachusetts $33.39 $69,440
#11 Hawaii $33.07 $68,780
#12 Nebraska $33.04 $68,720
#13 Alaska $33.01 $68,670
#14 Georgia $32.81 $68,240
#15 Rhode Island $30.91 $64,300
#16 Florida $30.70 $63,860
#17 California $30.15 $62,720
#18 New Hampshire $29.65 $61,660
#19 Puerto Rico $29.33 $61,000
#20 Vermont $29.17 $60,670
#21 Connecticut $29.07 $60,470
#22 Tennessee $28.85 $60,010
#23 Oregon $28.46 $59,200
#24 North Dakota $27.90 $58,030
#25 Wisconsin $26.99 $56,140
#26 Idaho $26.28 $54,660
#27 North Carolina $26.24 $54,570
#28 Louisiana $25.86 $53,790
#29 West Virginia $25.65 $53,340
#30 Kentucky $25.61 $53,260
#31 Wyoming $25.57 $53,190
#32 Pennsylvania $25.54 $53,120
#33 Texas $25.39 $52,800
#34 Kansas $24.88 $51,750
#35 South Dakota $24.79 $51,550
#36 Michigan $24.64 $51,240
#37 South Carolina $24.62 $51,200
#38 Washington $24.56 $51,080
#39 Arkansas $24.44 $50,830
#40 Montana $24.24 $50,420
#41 Maine $24.02 $49,950
#42 Ohio $23.76 $49,430
#43 Oklahoma $23.50 $48,870
#44 Utah $23.30 $48,460
#45 Illinois $23.30 $48,470
#46 Alabama $23.08 $48,000
#47 Minnesota $22.66 $47,130
#48 Guam $22.28 $46,350
#49 Missouri $22.09 $45,940
#50 New Mexico $21.48 $44,670
#51 Indiana $21.35 $44,410
#52 Mississippi $20.98 $43,630
#53 Iowa $19.21 $39,960

Data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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