Canada Hotel Industry Compensation Survey

Attract and retain top talent using an enhanced compensation strategy

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From interactive customer service experiences to intuitive in-room technology, the hotel industry is changing. Catering to the diverse wants and needs of your customer base is crucial. For your business to succeed, you need to attract and retain top talent that can deliver on these expectations.

Compare your organization’s compensation plans to your competitors with the Canada Hotel Industry Compensation Survey. Are you competitively paying your employees? With data collected for 90 positions and 103 properties across Canada, learn exactly what to pay your employees within today’s market. Analyze the data by:

  • Base pay
  • Incentive amounts
  • Incentive targets and maximums
  • Pay range midpoints
  • Service charges
  • Total cash
Are you ready to enhance your compensation strategy?

Participation Open: February – April

Results Publish: July

2021 Results Available

  • 90 positions
  • CAD 1,500

Position list

  • Product Details
  • Survey Schedule
  • Participating Companies
  • 2022 Survey Participation
  • Position List & Descriptions
  • Ordering

Product Details

Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 90
  • # Positions Published: 55
  • # Organizations: 11
  • # Observations: 1,745
  • # Properties: 103

Based on data from the 2021 Canada Hotel Industry Compensation Survey. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published. 

Data Collected

  • Base Pay
  • Incentive Targets & Maximums
  • Pay Range Midpoints
  • Service Charges
  • Total Cash

Data Analyzed


Geographic Area

Number of Rooms

Position Families Analyzed

Hotel Property

Formerly the North America Hotel Industry Compensation Survey, it has been split into separate US and Canada surveys to better reflect the regional trends, positions, and participating organizations included. For the US Hotel Industry survey data, please click here.

Hotel organizations are invited to participate in this survey, pending review and approval of a membership application by the survey Steering Committee. Membership type is based upon organization size and ability to report data to the extent which the survey requires.

Survey results are delivered in a published excel format to your account under My Downloads.

Survey Schedule

  • Participation Opens: February 8
  • Participation Closes: April 16
  • Date Effective: April 1
  • Report Available: July


Participating Companies

  • AccorHotels
  • Concord Hospitality
  • Crescent Hotels & Resorts
  • Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts Limited
  • G6 Hospitality, LLC
  • Hilton Worldwide Corporation
  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Langham Hospitality Group, Ltd.
  • Loews Corporation - Loews Hotels
  • Marriott International, Inc.
  • Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
  • Vail Resorts, Inc.
  • Wyndham Worldwide - Wyndham Hotel Group

2022 Survey Participation

2022 survey participation opens soon! The act of submitting data to a survey is known as survey participation and your company is then viewed as a participant. Survey participation is open to all organizations and is required to purchase results.

Why should you participate?

  • Align your pay to the market.
  • Maximize your budget by making informed decisions to ensure you are not overpaying or underpaying.
  • Secure a significant discount on survey results.
  • Receive invitations to exclusive participant-only events.

To learn more about how you can become a participant, please contact us.

Position List & Descriptions

View the position list and descriptions included in this survey.


Product Participant Non-Participant
2021 Canada Hotel Industry Compensation Survey CAD 1,500*

Please note:

Survey participation is open to all organizations with matching jobs and is required to purchase results. Membership application is no longer required for Canadian hotel organizations to participate in the Canada Hotel Industry Compensation Survey. 

Please contact to inquire about becoming a member/participant.

*This survey was not conducted in 2020. 

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  • Ordering TypeMultiLevelMultiSelection
  • RegionEnglish-Canada
  • Sub TitleAttract and retain top talent using an enhanced compensation strategy
  • Short DescriptionCompare your organization's compensation plans to your competitors.