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

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • 9,600 workers Employment Size
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill level rating
  • Lower unemployment Unemployment
  • 57.9% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • Unavailable Average full-time
  • 51 years Average age
  • 54.8% female Gender Share

The number of Other Accommodation and Hospitality Managers grew very strongly over the past 5 years and is expected to stay fairly stable over the next 5 years:
from 9,600 in 2017 to 9,700 by 2022.
There are likely to be around 4,000 job openings over this time from workers leaving and new jobs being created.

  • Size: This is a small occupation.
  • Unemployment: Unemployment was below average in 2017.
  • Location: Other Accommodation and Hospitality Managers work in most regions of Australia.
  • Industries: Most work in Accommodation and Food Services; Education and Training; and Health Care and Social Assistance.
  • Full-time: More than half work full-time (57.9%, similar to the all jobs average of 68.4%), but there are many opportunites to work part-time.
  • Age: The average age is 51 years (compared to the all jobs average of 40 years). Many workers are 45 years or older (64.9%).
  • Gender: 54.8% of workers are female (compared to the all jobs average of 46.7%).

Employment Outlook

Number of Workers

Source: ABS Labour Force Survey, Department of Jobs and Small Business trend data to May 2017 and Department of Jobs and Small Business projections to 2022.
YearNumber of Workers
20077600
20087800
20096200
20108700
20118900
20127900
201311000
20146500
20157100
20167000
20179600
20229700

Weekly Earnings

Weekly Earnings (Before Tax)

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Main Industries

Main Employing Industries (% Share)

Source: Based on ABS Labour Force Survey, annual average 2017, 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 Services69.3
Education and Training6.8
Health Care and Social Assistance6.5
Manufacturing3.7
Other Industries13.7

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 2017, 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
NSW24.231.6
VIC27.726.2
QLD22.719.7
SA4.46.7
WA12.110.8
TAS6.92.0
NT1.71.1
ACT0.31.8

Age Profile

Age Profile (% Share)

Source: Based on ABS Labour Force Survey, annual average 2017, 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
15-192.0-5.25.2
20-2410.9-9.99.9
25-347.3-23.623.6
35-4414.8-21.721.7
45-5422.6-20.820.8
55-593.7-8.88.8
60-6422.6-6.06.0
65 and Over16.0-4.04.0

Education Level

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.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.

  • Compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes on the QILT website.
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Employers look for Other Accommodation and Hospitality Managers who provide good customer service, can communicate clearly and have strong people skills.

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  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

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  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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O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 11-9081.00 - Lodging Managers.

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