How to become a Hotel or Motel Manager

Hotel and motel managers plan, supervise and control the operations of a hotel or motel.

Avg. weekly wage:


Future growth:

moderate growth

Employment by state:

ACT 1.1%

NSW 37.8%

NT 0.7%

QLD 26.6%

SA 7.5%

TAS 2%

VIC 14.4%

WA 9.8%

Hours worked:




Gender split:

Male 59.6%

Female 40.4%

Education level:

Not completed Year 10: 0%

Not completed Year 12: 24.6%

Highest qualification is secondary school: 11.7%

Highest qualification is a Certificate 3 or 4: 19.1%

Highest qualification is a Diploma or Advanced Diploma: 23%

Highest qualification is a Bachelor degree: 18.4%

Highest qualification is a Postgraduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate: 3.1%

Age bracket:

Below 35 years: 34.3%

Above 35 years: 66.9%

*The data above is sourced from the Department of Employment’s Job Outlook website.

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