Hotel Manager Statistics in the US

The average employee age for hotel managers is 43 years. The hotel manager workforce reached a whopping 5,713 in 2020!

Among hotel managers, we discovered that 47.6% of them are women, while 49.4% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among hotel managers is White, which makes up 63.3% of all hotel managers. Comparatively, there are 13.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.3% of the Asian ethnicity. The majority of hotel managers are located in NV, Las Vegas and NY, New York.

Hotel managers are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, hotel managers are more likely to find a job in the hospitality industry. Looking at hotel manager statistics, we found was that New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Louisiana and Delaware are where hotel managers find the highest salaries.

From where do we know all information about hotel manager demographics? We analyzed 4,088 hotel managers resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Hotel Manager Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as hotel managers. Keep reading to find out what the results for hotel managers were.

Hotel Manager Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among hotel managers is White, which makes up 63.3% of all hotel managers. Comparatively, there are 13.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.3% of the Asian ethnicity.

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  • White, 63.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 13.0%
  • Asian, 11.3%
  • Black or African American, 8.6%
  • Unknown, 2.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.3%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Hotel Managers

The chart below shows that 36.1% of hotel managers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 16.9% and German is the third-most popular at 10.5%.

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  • Spanish, 36.1%
  • French, 16.9%
  • German, 10.5%
  • Italian, 5.5%
  • Russian, 5.0%
  • Other, 26.0%

Most Common Degree for Hotel Manager

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for hotel managers. The most common degree for hotel managers is bachelor's degree. In fact, 47% of hotel managers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 15% and rounding it off is high school diploma with 9%.

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  • Bachelors degree, 47%
  • Associate degree, 15%
  • High School Diploma degree, 9%
  • Diploma degree, 5%
  • Other Degrees, 24%

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Hotel Manager Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among hotel managers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Hotel Manager Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the hotel manager position over time.

Male
Female
55%
52%
49%
45%
42%
39%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Hotel Manager Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of hotel managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of hotel managers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Hotel Manager

By looking over 4,088 hotel managers resumes, we figured out that the average hotel manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 40%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Hotel Manager Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of hotel manager employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of hotel managers is 40+ years old, which represents 60% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Hotel Managers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, pipeline superintendent and agronomy research manager have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Early Childhood Services Coordinator11%86%
Community Health Nursing Director12%86%
Parent Educator12%83%
Hotel Manager49%48%
Project Superintendent94%3%
Agronomy Research Manager94%4%
Pipeline Superintendent95%3%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Pipeline Superintendent
Agronomy Research Manager
Project Superintendent
Hotel Manager
Parent Educator
Community Health Nursing Director
Early Childhood Services Coordinator
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Hotel Managers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to hotel managers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
GIS Project Manager7.96%
Vice President Of Software Engineering15.08%
Real Estate Investor15.36%
Liberal Arts Dean21.51%
Hotel Manager21.81%
Inpatient Services Director28.57%
Student Manager29.21%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Hotel Manager?

male-income
Male Income
$55,513
female-income
Female Income
$51,383

Hotel Manager Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and Black or African American men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$59,177
$57,252
$55,328
$53,403
$51,478
$49,553
$47,628
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Hotel Manager Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$51,697
Some College/ Associate Degree$52,993
Bachelor's Degree$59,421
Master's Degree$64,458
Doctorate Degree$65,815

Hotel Manager Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$70,183
$65,815
$61,447
$57,078
$52,710
$48,341
$43,973
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

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Where Do Hotel Managers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where hotel managers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Hotel Managers Located?

By looking through more than 4,088 resumes, we found that the most popular places for hotel managers are NV, Las Vegas and NY, New York.

Number of Hotel Managers

Hotel Manager Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ hotel managers. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most hotel managers is the hospitality industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire hotel managers.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Hotel Manager Work In

Employees with the hotel manager job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most hotel managers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Public

Private

Government

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ hotel managers. Those industries include hospitality, retail and real estate.

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Hospitality

Retail

Fortune 500

Real Estate

Manufacturing

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