Lodging managers

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Total Workforce
130k
Average Age
43.6
Average Salary
$61,249
Average Male Salary
$72,228
Average Female Salary
$51,093

About

Lodging managers are most often employed by the Traveler accommodation industry. The average yearly wage for Lodging managers was $61,249 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Lodging managers by wage are Conservation scientists & foresters, Editors, and Aircraft mechanics & service technicians.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Lodging managers are Kalispell City PUMA, MT, San Diego City (Southwest/Central Coastal) PUMA, CA, and Cedar City PUMA, UT. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Lodging managers are Kalispell City PUMA, MT, Cedar City PUMA, UT, and Josephine, Coos & Curry Counties PUMA, OR.

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 Community food & housing, & emergency services . Lodging managers are paid most in Cedar City PUMA, UT but are relatively concentrated in Kalispell City PUMA, MT.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$61,249
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,716

In 2018, Lodging managers earned an average of $61,249, $7,361 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Conservation scientists & foresters make somewhat more than Lodging managers while Editors 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

0.443
WAGE GINI

In 2018, Lodging managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.443, 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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Industries by Share

130k
2018 Workforce
± 8,834
5.45%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 9.27%

The number of people employed as Lodging managers has been growing at a rate of 5.45%, from 122,880 people in 2017 to 129,577 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Lodging managers employed by various industries. Traveler accommodation employs the largest share of Lodging managers at  73%, followed by Recreational vehicle parks & camps and rooming & boarding houses with 11.9% and Residential care facilities, except skilled nursing facilities with 6.18%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Lodging managers in the US. The average age of male Lodging managers in the workforce is 44.6 and of female Lodging managers is 42.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Lodging managers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

62.3k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 6,125
67.3k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 6,368

51.9% 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 (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

65.1% of Lodging managers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.5% of Lodging managers, White (Hispanic) 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

44.6
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.36
42.6
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.31

The median age of Lodging managers is 43.6, and Male employees are generally 1.98 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

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degree-majorss. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree-majors obtained.
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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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