Other Accommodation and Hospitality Managers includes occupations such as Bed and Breakfast Operators and Retirement Village Managers.

A skill level equal to an Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma, or at least 3 years of relevant experience is usually needed. Even with a qualification, experience or on-the-job training is usually needed. Registration or licensing may also be required.

Tasks

  • organises and controls the operations of a bed and breakfast to provide a short term, highly personalised accommodation and leisure service for guests including breakfast ensures guests' needs, wants and comfort are satisfied during their stay. Registration or licensing may be required.

Job Titles

  • Bed and Breakfast Operator
  • Retirement Village Manager
  • Other Accommodation and Hospitality Managers
  • Bed and Breakfast Operator

    Organises and controls the operations of a bed and breakfast to provide a short term, highly personalised accommodation and leisure service for guests including breakfast. Ensures guests' needs, wants and comfort are satisfied during their stay. Registration or licensing may be required.

  • Retirement Village Manager

    Organises and controls the day-to-day operations of a retirement village to provide a range of accommodation, personal care services, and recreational and social activities for the use and enjoyment of residents.

  • Other Accommodation and Hospitality Managers

    Includes Backpackers Manager, Boarding House Manager, Casino Duty Manager, Guest House Manager, Hostel Manager, Reception Centre Manager. Registration or licensing may be required.

Fast Facts

  • Avg. Weekly Pay

    Unavailable
  • Future Growth

    moderate
  • Skill Level

    Associate Degree or Diploma
  • Employment Size

    8,100
  • Unemployment

    below average
  • Male Share

    42.2%
  • Female Share

    57.8%
  • Full-Time Share

    64.3%

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This is a small occupation employing 8100 workers. Over the past 5 years the number of jobs has stayed about the same.
Moderate growth is expected in the future. New jobs and turnover from workers leaving may create up to 5,000 job openings over the 5 years to 2020.

  • Other Accommodation and Hospitality Managers work in most parts of Australia.
  • They mainly work in: Accommodation and Food Services; Health Care and Social Assistance; and Arts and Recreation Services.
  • Full-time work is fairly common. Full-time workers, on average, work 54.2 hours per week (compared to the all jobs average of 40 hours).
  • The workforce is fairly mature. The average age is 55 years (compared to the all jobs average of 40 years) and around 8 in 10 workers are aged 45 years or older.
  • Around 6 in 10 workers are female.
  • In 2016, the unemployment rate was below average.

Employment Outlook

Number of Workers

Source: ABS Labour Force Survey, Department of Employment trend data to November 2015 and Department of Employment projections to 2020.
YearNumber of Workers
20057800
20068600
20077000
20087500
20099300
20108100
20116500
201210800
20138000
20147100
20158100
20208400

Weekly Earnings

Full-time Earnings

All Jobs Average

Weekly Earnings (before tax)

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Hours

Weekly Hours Worked

Source: Based on ABS Labour Force Survey, annual average 2016, Cat. No. 6291.0.55.003: Customised Report. Hours actually worked by people who usually work full-time, and share of employment by full-time and part-time status, for this job compared to the all jobs average.
CategoryOther Accommodation and Hospitality ManagersAll Jobs Average
Full-time64.368.4
Part-time35.731.6
Average Weekly Hours (full-time)54.240.0

Main Industries

Top Industries

Main Employing Industries (% share)

Source: Based on ABS Labour Force Survey, annual average 2016, Cat. No. 6291.0.55.003: Customised Report. Industries are based on the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC 06).
Main Employing IndustriesIndustry (% share)
Accommodation and Food Services73.6
Health Care and Social Assistance12.5
Arts and Recreation Services4.9
Administrative and Support Services3.1
Other Industries5.9

States and Territories

  • NSW

  • VIC

  • QLD

  • SA

  • TAS

  • NT

  • ACT

Employment by State and Territory (% share)

Source: Based on ABS Labour Force Survey, annual average 2016, Cat. No. 6291.0.55.003: Customised Report. Share of workers across Australian States and Territories, in this job compared to the all jobs average.
StateOther Accommodation and Hospitality ManagersAll Jobs Average
NSW17.231.8
VIC18.925.5
QLD19.719.8
SA12.26.8
WA18.211.2
TAS9.12.0
NT3.71.1
ACT1.01.8

Age Profile

Age Profile (% share)

Source: Based on ABS Labour Force Survey, annual average 2016, Cat. No. 6291.0.55.003: Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
Age BracketOther Accommodation and Hospitality ManagersAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
15-190.0-5.45.4
20-241.0-9.99.9
25-3410.5-23.423.4
35-4412.8-21.721.7
45-5426.2-21.121.1
55-5913.0-8.78.7
60-6417.7-5.95.9
65 and Over18.8-3.83.8

Gender

Male Share

Female Share

Gender (% share)

Source: Based on ABS Labour Force Survey, annual average 2016, Cat. No. 6291.0.55.003: Customised Report. Male and female share of employment in this job compared to the all jobs average.
CategoryOther Accommodation and Hospitality ManagersCategoryAll Jobs Average
Males42.2Males53.6
Females57.8Females46.4

Education Level

Top Education Levels

Highest Level of Education (% share)

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A skill level equal to an Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma, or at least 3 years of relevant experience is usually needed. Even with a qualification, experience or on-the-job training is usually needed. Registration or licensing may also be required.

If you are interested in this style of work, there are a wide range of training options available that could lead to this or a similar job.
The pathway that is right for you will depend on your skills and interests.

It is a good idea to speak to industry bodies, employers, and workers to learn more about the skills and qualifications you will need.

Employers look for Other Accommodation and Hospitality Managers who provide good customer service, can communicate clearly and have strong people skills.

Knowledge

The topics, subjects, or knowledge areas workers rate as most important are shown below.

  1. Customer and Personal Service

    94% Important

    Customer and personal services. This includes understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  2. Administration and Management

    90% Important

    Planning and coordination of people and resources.

  3. English Language

    81% Important

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  4. Mathematics

    80% Important

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  5. Sales and Marketing

    79% Important

    Showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

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Activities

The work activities workers rate as most important are shown below.

  1. Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

    92% Important

    Performing for, or speaking with, the public. This includes speaking on television, serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.

  2. Interacting With Computers

    88% Important

    Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

  3. Making Decisions and Solving Problems

    87% Important

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  4. Communicating with Persons Outside Organization

    85% Important

    Communicating with customers, the public, government, and others in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.

  5. Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Staff

    85% Important

    Giving information to supervisors, co-workers, and staff by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

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