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Hotel Manager Average Salary in Saudi Arabia 2019

How much money does a Hotel Manager make in Saudi Arabia?

23,594 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as a Hotel Manager in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 23,594 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Hotel Manager salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Hotel Manager Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Hotel Manager

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Hotel Manager salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 9,674 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 36,335 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 24,538 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Hotel Manager are earning less than 24,538 SAR while the other half are earning more than 24,538 SAR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working as Hotel Manager are earning less than 15,395 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 15,395 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Hotel Manager are earning less than 32,871 SAR while 25% are earning more than 32,871 SAR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Hotel Manager Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
11,140 SAR
2 - 5 Years    +37%  
15,273 SAR
5 - 10 Years    +26%  
19,272 SAR
10 - 15 Years    +21%  
23,271 SAR
15 - 20 Years    +17%  
27,270 SAR
20+ Years    +24%  
33,802 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Hotel Manager salaries by experience level. A Hotel Manager with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 11,140 SAR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 15,273 SAR per month, 37% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 19,272 SAR per month, 26% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Hotel Manager(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 23,271 SAR per month, 21% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 27,270 SAR per month, 17% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 33,802 SAR per month, 24% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Saudi Arabia Hotel Manager

Hotel Manager Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
14,073 SAR
Bachelor's Degree    +40%  
19,672 SAR
Master's Degree    +41%  
27,670 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Hotel Manager salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Hotel Manager is 14,073 SAR per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 19,672 SAR per month, 40% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 27,670 SAR per month, 41% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Saudi Arabia Hotel Manager


Hotel Manager Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
21,353 SAR
Male    +21%  
25,835 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Hotel Manager employees in Saudi Arabia earn 21% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Saudi Arabia Hotel Manager

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
20,173 SAR
Public Sector    +34%  
27,015 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Hotel Manager employees in Saudi Arabia earn 34% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Saudi Arabia Hotel Manager

Hotel Manager Salary Trend and Forecast in Saudi Arabia

How are Hotel Manager salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Hotel Manager
Average Salary 2016    =  
21,157 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
21,940 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
22,752 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
23,594 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Hotel Manager salaries in Saudi Arabia are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Hotel Manager Average Hourly Wage in Saudi Arabia

136 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Hotel Manager is 136 SAR. This means that the average Hotel Manager in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 136 SAR for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Hotel Manager VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Hotel Manager and Food  /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering monthly Saudi ArabiaWe compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Hotel Manager, Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering, and All Jobs and we found that Hotel Manager salaries are 70% more than those of Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering. We also found out that Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries are 18% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
All Rounder11,556 SAR-51%
Assistant Executive Housekeeper9,471 SAR-60%
Assistant Food and Beverage Director18,165 SAR-23%
Assistant Hospitality Manager18,582 SAR-21%
Assistant Storekeeper8,232 SAR-65%
Assistant Tour Manager14,508 SAR-39%
Baker and Pastrycook10,543 SAR-55%
Bakery Manager15,623 SAR-34%
Bakery Superintendent12,706 SAR-46%
Banquet Manager12,798 SAR-46%
Banquet Server10,178 SAR-57%
Bar Attendant10,469 SAR-56%
Bar Manager15,749 SAR-33%
Bar Supervisor12,051 SAR-49%
Barista10,377 SAR-56%
Bartender10,577 SAR-55%
Bellman8,147 SAR-65%
Beverage Manager15,029 SAR-36%
Bistro Attendant9,475 SAR-60%
Buffet Chef14,154 SAR-40%
Buffet Host8,819 SAR-63%
Buffet Manager14,371 SAR-39%
Butcher and Slaughterer8,849 SAR-62%
Cafeteria Manager13,342 SAR-43%
Cake Decorator10,749 SAR-54%
Casino Shift Manager18,576 SAR-21%
Chain Store Customer Support12,309 SAR-48%
Chef13,451 SAR-43%
Club Manager17,180 SAR-27%
Cluster Director20,662 SAR-12%
Cluster Revenue Manager19,450 SAR-18%
Cocktail Server9,333 SAR-60%
Coffee Shop Manager17,642 SAR-25%
Concierge9,436 SAR-60%
Confectionery Baker10,113 SAR-57%
Conference Services Manager13,811 SAR-41%
Cook12,075 SAR-49%
Corporate Sous Chef15,324 SAR-35%
Corporate Travel Consultant13,801 SAR-42%
Croupier12,499 SAR-47%
Culinary Assistant10,431 SAR-56%
Culinary Associate11,150 SAR-53%
Dietary Aide12,245 SAR-48%
Dining Room Supervisor13,481 SAR-43%
Dishwasher6,106 SAR-74%
Duty Manager15,504 SAR-34%
Events Coordinator12,465 SAR-47%
Executive Chef14,233 SAR-40%
Executive Pastry Chef11,908 SAR-50%
Fast Food Cook11,966 SAR-49%
Fast Food Shift Supervisor13,774 SAR-42%
Fine Dining Cook14,189 SAR-40%
Fine Dining Restaurant Chef15,116 SAR-36%
Fleet Manager16,493 SAR-30%
Food and Beverage Manager16,184 SAR-31%
Food Consultant18,558 SAR-21%
Food Safety Coordinator15,090 SAR-36%
Food Server9,527 SAR-60%
Food Service Director17,043 SAR-28%
Food Service Manager16,358 SAR-31%
Food Service Sales14,857 SAR-37%
Food Service Worker10,206 SAR-57%
Front Desk Agent11,216 SAR-52%
Front Office Manager14,576 SAR-38%
Guest Service Executive16,860 SAR-29%
Guest Service Representative12,509 SAR-47%
Head Concierge12,281 SAR-48%
Hospitality Director23,469 SAR-1%
Hostess / Host12,509 SAR-47%
Hotel Desk Clerk9,368 SAR-60%
Hotel Maid6,595 SAR-72%
Hotel Manager23,594 SAR=
Hotel Sales Manager19,337 SAR-18%
Hotel Service Supervisor16,249 SAR-31%
Hotel Staff11,305 SAR-52%
Inventory Coordinator11,227 SAR-52%
Kitchen Manager13,745 SAR-42%
Kitchen Staff10,508 SAR-55%
Kitchen Supervisor12,185 SAR-48%
Line Cook12,930 SAR-45%
Luggage Porter6,476 SAR-73%
Motel Manager15,616 SAR-34%
Pastrycooking and Baking Assistant8,022 SAR-66%
Production Operator8,811 SAR-63%
Quality, Health and Safety Coordinator11,221 SAR-52%
Receptionist11,458 SAR-51%
Regional Restaurant Manager19,488 SAR-17%
Restaurant Manager19,696 SAR-17%
Room Reservations Manager17,676 SAR-25%
Room Service Manager17,522 SAR-26%
Sous Chef12,294 SAR-48%
Supervisor of Food Services15,347 SAR-35%
Tour Consultant14,424 SAR-39%
Travel Agent13,011 SAR-45%
Travel Consultant13,548 SAR-43%
Waiter / Waitress9,521 SAR-60%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha23,927 SAR
Dammam24,425 SAR
Jeddah25,481 SAR
Khubar22,303 SAR
Mecca25,134 SAR
Medina24,782 SAR
Riyadh25,824 SAR
Tabuk22,840 SAR
Taif23,101 SAR
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