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Hotel and accommodation managers and proprietors

Average National Salaries (2017)

Age 20

£5,200 pile of coins

Age 35

£25,480 pile of coins

Age 50

£31,720 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £23,400

What does this career do?

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hotels, hostels, lodging homes, holiday camps, holiday flats and chalets, and organise the domestic, catering, and entertainment facilities on passenger ships.

Typical tasks

  • analyses demand and decides on type, standard and cost of services to be offered
  • determines financial, staffing, material and other short- and long-term needs
  • ensures physical comfort of residents or passengers and makes special arrangements for children, the elderly and the infirm if required
  • approves and arranges shipboard entertainment and shore trips and liaises with ship’s agent to ensure that ship is adequately provisioned
  • arranges for payment of bills, keeps accounts and ensures adherence to licensing and other statutory regulations.

Current entry requirements

Entry is possible with a variety of academic qualifications and/or relevant experience. Candidates for these usually require a BTEC/SQA award, a degree or equivalent qualification, or a professional qualification. Off- and on-the-job training is provided and large hotel chains normally offer management trainee schemes. NVQs/SVQs in management for hospitality, leisure and tourism are available at Levels 3 and 4.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2018)
Female
(2018)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Self Employed

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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