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Hotel General Manager

Hotel general manager talking to a receptionist at the front desk

A hotel general manager is responsible for organising all the work which goes on in a hotel: reception, food service, bar service, room service, booking, budgeting, marketing and staff.

The Work

You could be:

In a small hotel you would look after the following areas yourself:

In a large hotel you would have departmental managers for these different functions.

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Most applicants for the post of hotel general manager have several years of experience already. Pay can vary over a wide range from £23,000 to £70,000 a year or more. Some managers may earn more depending on the size of the hotel and the quality rating.

Some jobs may also come with accommodation.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

You can enter hotel management in several ways.

Hotels and guest houses are in virtually every Scottish town and city as well as in rural areas. There are luxury hotels which are part of an international chain and have restaurants and leisure facilities.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2023
4542
0.6 %
FALL
2028
4517
  United Kingdom
2023
37549
0.8 %
RISE
2028
37852

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

Video

Credit to Ness Walk Hotel

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Springboard
Tel: 020 7921 0420
E-mail: info@springboarduk.org.uk
Website: http://www.careerscope.uk.net
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Twitter: @Springboard_UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpringboardUKCharity/

Springboard UK promotes career opportunities in the hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism industries.

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