Retail, leisure, and hospitality were hit hard by this pandemic, but the numbers from May 2021 show a slow upward trend in hiring. However, these businesses are still facing a major hurdle in attracting workers to the sector, especially the Hospitality sector. 

There’s no denying it’s been an incredibly difficult time for everyone in the hospitality industry as a result of Covid. There are simply fewer jobs, more applicants, higher competition and more uncertainty in the hospitality future. Despite the bleak reality for many hospitality positions, the following positions are thriving. These are the top ten highest paying jobs in the hospitality field in October.  

Psychiatrist 

Average salary: $416,250 | Median salary: $290,000

Nurse Anesthetist/CRNA

Average salary: $270,000 | Median salary: $270,000

Media Exploitation Analyst

Average salary: $187,500 | Median salary: $187,500

Geriatrician

Average salary: $177,500 | Median salary: $177,500

Merger Integration Consultant

Average salary: $167,500 | Median salary: $167,500

Traveling Nurse

Average salary: $159,419 | Median salary: $167,500

Chemical Dependency Technician

Average salary: $162,500 | Median salary: $162,500

Hospitalist

Average salary: $162,500 | Median salary: $162,500

Dentist

Average salary: $321,000 | Median salary: $159,750

OB/GYN

Average salary: $141,500 | Median salary: $142,500

Below is the breakdown of the average and median salary for the top 10 grossing positions within Hospitality. 

Job

Average Salary in October

Median Salary in October

Psychiatrist 

$329,643

$290,000

Nurse Anesthetist/CRNA

$270,000

$270,000

Media Exploitation Analyst

$187,500

$187,500

Geriatrician

$177,500

$177,500

Merger Integration Consultant

$167,500

$167,500

Traveling Nurse

$159,419

$167,500

Chemical Dependency Technician

$162,500

$162,500

Hospitalist

$162,500

$162,500

Dentist

$321,000

$159,750

OB/GYN

$141,500

$142,500