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HOTEL OWNER, IN-DEPTH: There Are Always Entry-Level Jobs Available

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Gene, a former Lawyer and now Hotel Owner of a large hotel, describes what he loves most about his work, its challenges, and how hard it is to get a job in his field. If you're interested in hospitality, try an entry-level position. Some of Gene's employees are working part-time while in college.

Degree: Law
Job Title: Hotel Owner

Job Summary: Lodging Managers

Job Description

Lodging managers make sure that guests on vacation or business travel have a pleasant experience, while also ensuring that an establishment is run efficiently and profitably.

On-the-Job Training


Additional Info

About 245 high schools in 45 states offer the Lodging Management Program created by the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute. This 2-year program for high school juniors and seniors teaches management principles and leads to a professional certification called the Certified Rooms Division Supervisor.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$30,000 - $90,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
0 to 10 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Leadership ability, Organizational skills, People skills, Problem solving skills, Detail oriented, Verbal communication skills

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