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Hotel Management Salaries and Career Path

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Hotel Management is a lucrative career option as it promises a good salary package. The course of HM offers various job opportunities in different fields for candidates. Candidates can take admission in Hotel Management courses at Diploma, UG, PG or PG Diploma level. Hotel Management course is a good career option after class 12 and at UG level, candidates can also appear for entrance exams such as NCHMCT JEE, IIHM eChat, Oberoi STEP, MAH HM CET, PUTHAT, AIMA UGAT BHM, GNIHM JET, UPSEE BHMCT, etc.
 
Through this article, we will take you on a journey where you will find out all about average salaries you might get after completing the different types hotel management  courses, campus placement average salaries of different HM institutes and career growth in this industry with salaries they get at different levels.

 

Course NameAverage Salary (Approx.)
Diploma in Hotel ManagementINR 2 – 10 lakhs per annum
Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering TechnologyINR 1 lakh – 5 lakhs per annum
Diploma in Aviation and Travel ManagementINR 5 – 30 lakhs per annum
B.Sc. in Hotel ManagementINR 2 – 10 lakhs per annum
B.Sc. in Hospitality StudiesINR 2 – 10 lakhs per annum
BBA in Hotel ManagementINR 2 – 6 lakhs per annum
Bachelor of Hotel ManagementINR 2 – 5 lakhs per annum
Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering ManagementINR 2 – 5 lakhs per annum
Bachelor of Hospitality ManagementINR 3 – 5 lakhs per annum
Bachelor of Hospitality Management in CulinaryINR 1.5 – 5 lakhs per annum
BA (Hospitality Management)INR 2 – 5 lakhs per annum
B.Voc in Hotel ManagementINR 2 – 5 lakhs per annum
MBA in Hotel ManagementINR 3 – 15 lakhs per annum
Master of Hotel ManagementINR 2 – 10 lakh per annum
PG Diploma in Hotel ManagementINR 2 – 8 lakhs per annum

 

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Salary of different Hotel Management courses in India – UG, PG, and Diploma

In India, there are many courses available in Hotel Management at UG, PG and Diploma level. The average salary ranges around INR 2 – 5 lakhs per annum after completing a Graduation Degree. After Postgraduation, candidates get an average salary of INR 3 – 10 lakhs per annum. At the Diploma level, candidates get a pretty good package of around INR 2 lakhs to 30 lakhs per annum.
 
Check out: Top Ten Hotel Management Institutes in India

 

Salary for Freshers – Hotel Management in India

After completing the Hotel Management course, the candidate can enter the Hotel Management industry as a fresher with an average salary of INR 2 – 5 lakhs per annum. In the case of Private HM institute, candidates can get an average salary of INR 2 – 3 lakhs per annum.
 
Admission to HM Courses in India is done based on various entrance exams.
 
Salary to be expected from other Private Institutes in India

Institute NameAverage Salary offered in Campus Placement
Subhas Bose Institute of Hotel ManagementINR 2.5 lakh per annum
Apeejay Institute of HospitalityINR 2 lakhs per annum
Delhi Institute of Hotel Management and Catering TechnologyINR 3 lakhs per annum
The Oberoi School of Hotel ManagementINR 2 lakhs per annum
SRM Institute of Hotel ManagementINR 2 lakhs per annum

 

Top 5 Institutes in India with Average Salaries offered in Campus Placement

Institute NameAverage Salary offered in Campus Placement
Institute of Hotel Management (IHM)INR 2 – 3 lakhs per annum
UEI GlobalINR 6 – 7 lakhs per annum
Indian Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM)INR 2 – 3 lakhs per annum
ITM Group of InstitutionsINR 2 – 4 lakhs per annum
National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality ManagementINR 1 lakh – 3 lakhs per annum

 

Career Growth in Hotel Management

The hotel industry offers a big path to follow step by step so as to reach the level of top management in a top hotel/resort chain in India or even worldwide. Right after completing the Hotel Management course after 12th, candidates are hired by many companies to work for Operations, Front Office, Food and Beverages, Accounting, Sales and Marketing, Maintenance, and Security departments. They can also have a chance to work for the Hospitality department, Tour and Travel companies, Cabin crew, etc.
 
Read: Career in the Hotel Industry
 
Candidates can start from Steward/Air Hostess, Chef, Housekeeping Supervisor, Restaurant Supervisor, Service Staff to Restaurant Manager, Human Resource Manager, Operations Manager, Assistant Manager – Service, Front Office Manager, Duty Manager, Hotel Manager to Executive Chef, General Manager, Executive Housekeeping, etc. After this, candidates are promoted to CEO and Vice President for different departments.

Usually, after completing Graduation, candidates need to work from the starting level to the Management level. Sometimes, an extraordinary candidate might get his starting job as a Manager. But, after completing MHM or MBA, candidates are usually given a chance to work at Management Level directly.
 
Table to show the salary structure of different designations at the Hotel Industry:
 

DesignationAverage Salary per annum (in INR)
Steward/Air Hostess3,00,000
Chef3,60,000
Housekeeping Supervisor4,00,000
Restaurant Supervisor3,00,000
Front Office Supervisor2,30,000
Service Staff2,50,000
Restaurant Manager4,20,000
Human Resource Manager9,08,000
Operations Manager6,50,000
Housekeeping Manager5,60,000
Assistant Manager – Service4,00,000
Food and Beverage Manager8,40,000
Front Office Manager4,20,000
Duty Manager3,00,000
Hotel Manager5,00,000
Business Development Manager6,80,000
Executive Chef9,14,000
General Manager9,20,000
Executive Housekeeping7,20,000
Chief Executive Officer10,00,000
Vice President32,00,000

 

Also read:

List of Private Hotel Management Colleges in India

List of Hotel Management Colleges in Delhi
 

 

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