Lodging managers

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Total Workforce

123k

Average Age

42.8

Estimated Job Growth

3.97%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$58,488

Average Male Salary

$69,681

Average Female Salary

$49,344

About

Lodging managers are most often employed by the Traveler accommodation industry. The average yearly wage for Lodging managers was $58,488 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Lodging managers by wage are Crane & tower operators, Editors, and Firstline supervisors of protective service workers, all other.

Lodging managers are part of the Management occupations, along with General & operations managers, Advertising & promotions managers, Marketing & sales managers, Public relations & fundraising managers, Administrative services managers, Computer & information systems managers, Financial managers, Industrial production managers, Purchasing managers, Transportation, storage, & distribution managers, Compensation & benefits managers, Human resources managers, Training & development managers, Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers, Construction managers, Education administrators, Architectural & engineering managers, Food service managers, Gaming managers, Lodging managers, Medical & health services managers, Natural sciences managers, Property, real estate, & community association managers, Social & community service managers, Emergency management directors, Miscellaneous managers, and Chief executives & legislators

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Lodging managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Traveler accommodation is the industry that employs the most Lodging managers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Lodging managers, by average wage, is Real estate. Lodging managers are paid most in Cedar City PUMA, UT but are relatively concentrated in Eagle, Summit, Grand & Jackson Counties PUMA, CO.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$58,488

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,989

In 2017, Lodging managers earned an average of $58,488, $6,423 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Editors make somewhat more than Lodging managers while Crane & tower operators make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Lodging managers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.395

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Lodging managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.395, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Lodging managers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Lodging managers.

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Industries

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Lodging managers, by average wage, are Real estate, Traveler accommodation, and Amusement & Recreation.

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Industries by Share

123k

2017 Workforce

± 8,603

-1.83%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 10%

The number of people employed as Lodging managers has been declining at a rate of -1.83%, from 125,170 people in 2016 to 122,880 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Lodging managers employed by various industries. Traveler accommodation employs the largest share of Lodging managers at  76.6%, followed by Recreational vehicle parks & camps and rooming & boarding houses with 9.71% and Residential care facilities, except skilled nursing facilities with 4.94%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Lodging managers in the US. The average age of male Lodging managers in the workforce is 43.7 and of female Lodging managers is 42, and the most common race/ethnicity for Lodging managers is White.

Gender Composition

55.3k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 5,770

67.6k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 6,383

55% of Lodging managers are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Lodging managers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Lodging managers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

71.4% of Lodging managers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 11.3% of Lodging managers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Lodging managers.

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Age by Gender

43.7

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.42

42

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.29

The median age of Lodging managers is 42.8, and Male employees are generally 1.64 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Lodging managers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Lodging managers is Business but a relatively high number of Lodging managers hold a major in Business.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Lodging managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Lodging managers need many skills, but most especially Service Orientation, Active Listening, and Management of Personnel Resources. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Lodging managers need more than the average amount of Management of Material Resources, Management of Financial Resources, and Negotiation.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Lodging managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Lodging managers are expected to see a growth of 3.97% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

3.97%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Lodging managers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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