Hotel and accommodation managers and proprietors
Average Annual Pay
Annual Survey of Hours and Earning 2017
Average Weekly Hours
Annual Survey of Hours and Earning 2015
Labour Force Survey 2018
Future employment projections (Working Futures UK)
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.
QualificationsEntry 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.
- 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.
Common job titles
Destination of Leavers survey, supplied by the Higher Education Statistics.