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Resort Manager

Learn more about a career in resort management in the events and tourism industry. Discover information about salaries, responsibilities and industry growth.

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The current average salary of an Resort Manager is $55,600 - 81,200 annually


Resort managers look after the safety and needs of guests, including their accommodation, dining and leisure activities. Employment for resort managers to 2022 is expected to grow in the next five years, from 19,600 in 2017 to 20,100 in 2022. 

Read more about the events and tourism industry.

Key skills

A resort manager’s key skills are customer service, administration, mathematics, sales and marketing. They organise staff, oversee work health and safety and manage various amenities.

  • Ensuring guest satisfaction
  • Manage personnel and resources
  • Supervising security and grounds keeping
  • Monitor the responsible service of alcohol
  • Bookkeeping
  • Assisting guests in organising their holiday activities

Quick facts

Working as a resort manager enables you to use your organisational, customer service, and communication skills for providing your clients with the best possible vacation experience.

  • Average Hours Worked
    50.1 full-time hours per week vs. all jobs average of 40 hours
  • Main Industries
    Accommodation and food services; arts and recreation services; and other industries
  • Average qualification level
    32.3% Bachelor degree

* All information on this page has been complied using figures from and the Australian Government's - all figures are indications only, and are accurate at time of publication. Please do your own research before selecting a course or career.


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