Salary Information

A typical hotel manager salary in the United States is $95,590, but with bonuses, profit sharing and special compensation, that can quickly head into six figure territory. (http://www.hcareers.com/us/resourcecenter/tabid/306/articleid/1198/default.aspx)

The current median salary for a travel manager is $82,307. Professionals in the top 25 percent of the field earn $96,820 or more for managing an organization’s travel needs including budgeting, accommodations, and complex travel requests. Typical travel manager jobs require a bachelor’s degree and at least five years of experience in the industry.

The current median salary for a food and beverage director is $79,527. Professionals in the top 25 percent of the field earn $91,714 or more for overseeing a hotel, casino, or restaurant’s food and beverage planning service. Responsibilities include menu planning and budgeting, as well as coordination of special events and marketing of food and beverage products. Typical food and beverage director jobs require a bachelor’s degree—at minimum—and at least eight years of experience in the industry.

The current median salary for a meeting/event manager is $78,197. The top 25 percent of these professionals earn $89,672 or more for planning meetings and special events including the coordination of amenities and accommodations, budgeting, and contract negotiation. Typical meeting/event manager positions require a bachelor’s degree—at minimum—and at least five years of experience in the field.

The current median salary for a head of housekeeping is $78,056. Professionals in the top 25 percent of the field earn $91,599 or more for directing the daily operations of a hotel, resort, or casino’s housekeeping services department. Typical head of housekeeping jobs require a high school diploma and at least seven years of experience in the industry.

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