“Hotel and Tourism industry has shown the high pace of growth, increasing employment opportunities in this sector. This article “Hotel Management salary” about career opportunities and salary in Hotel Management.”

The number of recruitments in hotel and catering industry has increased and this is the golden period for getting employment with the top-notch hotel groups. Hotel management salary in India for different hospitality industries comes with a lot of perquisites.

Average Salary in Hotel Industry Job-wise

The table below gives average salaries of hotel staff at middle and senior levels. This figures are arrived at by calculating salaries of select hotels and categories in the 5-star hotels and 4-star hotels across India. Wile making this pattern salaries of hotels in the A-class cities, B-class cities and Tier 3 cities were taken.

Designation Average Annual Salary
Executive Chef Rs.680,600
Executive Housekeeper Rs.635,000
Duty Manager Rs.575,060
Food and Beverage Manager Rs.565.800
Front Office Manager Rs.488,000
General Manager Rs.1,650,000
Housekeeping Assistant Rs.272,000
Human Resources, (HR) Manager Rs.742,000
Restaurant Manager Rs.565,450
Sous Chef Rs.488,500
Resident Manager Rs.655,300
Operations Manager Rs.860,000
Cafe Manager Rs.542,800
Asst Manager-Service Rs.442,000
Bartender/Service Staff Rs.388,000
Boutique Manager Rs.528,300

Average Entry Level Chef Salary by Hotel Group

The following table gives entry level chef salary information. These average range is applicable for Trainee Chef, Commis Chef, Room Service, Restaurant Service, Bar-tending and Billing staff and also executive customer care staff.



 

Employer Name Average Salary
The Taj Group of Hotels Rs.252,000
Radisson Rs.220,550
Hyatt Hotels Rs.236,660
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc Rs.196,780
The Leela Rs.272,700
Accor Rs.226,500
ITC Hotels Rs.278,440
Hilton Worldwide Rs.248,000
Marriott International, Inc. Rs.298,300

The Taj Group of Hotels Employees Salary

Designation Salary Range
Duty Manager Basic Salary – INR 1 lakh – INR 4.5 lakh per year
Bonus-INR 2,000 – INR 58,000 per year
Total Salary – INR 2 lakh – INR 5 lakh per year
General Manager Basic Salary – INR 3 lakh – INR 20 lakh per year
Bonus-INR 10,000 – INR 5 lakh per year
Total Salary – INR 3.1 lakh – INR 25 lakh per year
Executive Chef Basic Salary – INR 1.94 lakh – INR 31.4 lakh per year
Bonus-INR 3,000 – INR 2.25 lakh per year
Total Salary – INR 2.63 lakh – INR 33.6 lakh per year
Restaurant Manager Basic Salary – INR 2.3 lakh – INR 6.9 lakh per year
Bonus-INR 10,631 – INR 76,136 per year
Total Salary – INR 2.13 lakh – INR 7.45 lakh per year
Sous Chef Basic Salary – INR 2.61 lakh – INR 9.94 Lakh per year

Marriott International Employees Salary

Designation Salary Range
Duty Manager Basic Salary – INR 2.18 lakh – INR 6.28 lakh per year
Bonus-INR 2,000 – INR 42,000 per year
Total Salary – INR 2.19 lakh – INR 6.39 lakh per year
General Manager Basic Salary – INR 9.22 lakh – INR 63.93 lakh per year
Bonus INR 23,000 – INR 10 lakh per year
Total Salary – INR 11.25 lakh – INR 82.65 lakh per year
Chef De Partie Basic Salary – INR 1.56 lakh – INR 5.45 Lakh per year
Total Salary – INR 1.56 lakh – INR 5.96 lakh per year
Human Resource (HR) Director Basic Salary – INR 4.47 lakh – INR 26.86 Lakh per year
Total Salary – INR 5.68 lakh – INR 31.67 lakh per year

Hyatt Hotels Employees Salary

Designation Salary Range
General Manager INR 3.92 lakh – INR 47 lakh per year
Sous Chef INR 2 lakh – INR 9.63 lakh per year
Accountant INR 1.5 lakh – INR 5.87 lakh per year

Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group

Designation Salary Range
Hotel Management Job INR 2 lakh – INR 5.8 lakh

Accor

Designation Salary Range
Hotel Management Job INR 2.5 lakh to INR 32 lakh

Quick Facts about Hotel and Tourism Industry

  • There will be a 45% hike in the number of 5-star hotels in the capital city of India within next 2 years, as per the Head of IHM.
  • Other cities like Kolkata, Mumbai and Bangalore will see a rise of 25% in the hospitality industry.

Top Hotels in India

Some of the top hotels in India paying highest salary are:

  • Accor
  • Courtyard By Marriott
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Hotel Leela Ventures Limited
  • Hyatt Hotels
  • Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group
  • Marriott International, Inc.
  • The Taj Group of Hotels

Popular Designations for Hotel Management Employees

The most popular job designations for a hotel management employee are –

  • Executive Chef
  • General / Operations Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • General Manager, Hotel
  • Duty Manager
  • Assistant Sales Manager

Highest Salaries offered to Hotel Management Employees in India (as per City)

  • Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • New Delhi, Delhi
  • Pune, Maharashtra
  • Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Highest Salaries offered to Hotel Management Employees in India (as per State)

  • Maharashtra
  • Delhi
  • Karnataka
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Goa
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Uttar Pradesh

Growth Opportunity for Hotel Management Career

A career in hotel management is very promising for any aspiring individual. Though the starting salary for a fresher is INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 a month, for management trainees in top hotels, the salary is around INR 20,000. Within a year, the individual can get promoted to supervisory level. Upon reaching the managerial level, a lucrative salary of INR 50,000 per month, along with a number of perquisites is offered. Apart from opting for the top notch hotels, if one goes for the chain of restaurants like KFC, McDonald’s or Pizza Hut, the salary structure can be INR 20,000 at the initial level that goes up to INR 35,000 after several promotions. Hotel Management trainees can also opt for cruise lines or airlines, where the salary at the entry level is INR 25,000, and which goes up to INR 80,000, as per individual skills and experience.

Academic Certifications required for a profession in Hotel Management

For pursuing a career in hotel management, one needs to complete senior secondary from a recognized institute, with a minimum of 50% in aggregate. Eligible candidates need to qualify in a written entrance examination, followed by group discussion and/or personal interview. Upon successful completion of the course, one can opt to join a hospitality sector