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ANZSCO 141311 - Registered Migration Australia

A Hotel or Motel manager organises and controls the operations of a hotel or motel to provide guest accommodation, meals and other services. Registration or licensing may be required in Australia. Hotel or Motel manager is a Skill Level 2 occupation.


Hotel or Motel Manager Alternative Titles


  • Hotelier
  • Publican




  • Duty Manager (Hotel)
  • Resort Manager


Hotel or Motel Manager Occupation Lists
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Group: 1413 Hotel and Motel Managers




Job Description - Registered Migration Australia



The job of hotel or motel manager in Australia is to organise and control the operations of hotels and motels to provide guest accommodation, meals and other services.



  • directing and overseeing reservation, reception, room service and housekeeping activities
  • supervising security arrangements, and garden and property maintenance
  • planning and supervising bar, restaurant, function and conference activities
  • observing liquor, gaming, and other laws and regulations
  • assessing and reviewing customer satisfaction
  • overseeing accounting and purchasing activities
  • ensuring compliance with occupational health and safety regulations
  • may provide guests with local tourism information, and arrange tours and transportation


Skill Level
Most occupations in the hotel or motel manager unit group (Group 1413) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.


In Australia:
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2) 


In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)


At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. 


Registration or licensing in Australia may be required as a hotel or motel manager.

Occupations within the Hotel or Motel Manager Group

  • 141311 Hotel or Motel Manager


English Requirement


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Hotel or Motel Manager is currently assessed with VETASSESS - (Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services) more info regarding assessment bodies


Visa Caveat


  • The following caveat applies to the 457 visa and ENS Direct Entry Stream application:

    Caveat 9

    The position predominantly involves responsibility for low skilled tasks.
    Example 1: Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
    Example 2: Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
    Example 3: Truck driving.


Average Income

The average salary for a Hotel or Motel Manager in Australia is $ 70,372 for male employees and $ 59,268 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 45.1 Females: 41.9 Persons: 44.2

Source: (Group 1413) Hotel and motel managers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016




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