TIMESHARE CAREERS – SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

From Chief Fun Officers to Real Estate Developers, working in the timeshare industry is more than just a job, it’s a way to help families create timeless vacation memories. With more than 500,000 full and part-time jobs in the U.S., the timeshare industry has something for every employment option, career level and skill set.



Where do I fit in?
Just about anywhere! Working in the timeshare industry requires an array of skillsets and has a place for your unique talents. In an industry with wages averaging higher than other hospitality sectors and a fun mission, it's easy to find your place in it.
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Timeshare Industry Sees Seven Years of Consecutive Growth
In 2016, the U.S. timeshare industry enjoyed its seventh consecutive year of growth. Sales volume rose from $8.6 billion in 2015 to $9.2 billion in 2016. There are 1,558 timeshare resorts in the U.S., representing 206,080 units, and about 70 percent of units are two or more bedrooms, averaging a little over 1,000 square feet.
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9.2 Million U.S. Households Own a Timeshare
Timeshare owners in the U.S. are ethnically diverse, highly educated and affluent, and the average length of ownership is nine years. Owners are devout vacationers, taking more than three vacations a year. The average age of a timeshare owner in the U.S. is 47 years.
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More than 511,000 Jobs and $79.5 Billion Added to the U.S. Economy
The U.S. timeshare industry contributed $79.5 billion in consumer and business spending, over 511,000 full- and part-time jobs, $28.1 billion in salaries and wages, and $10.2 billion in tax revenue.
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Timeshare Goes Global With 5,400 Resorts in 121 Countries
The international timeshare industry continues to be formidable in size, diverse in makeup and ready for future growth. The worldwide industry contributed nearly 1.3 million jobs in 2015, $146 billion economic output, and $17 billion in taxes. The industry plans to complete 91 new resort properties within the coming years.
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The American Resort Development Association (ARDA) is the Washington, DC - based trade association representing the vacation ownership and resort development industries (timeshares). With nearly 600 corporate members and 5,000-plus engaged associates, ARDA members hail from privately held firms to publicly traded corporations with extensive experience in shared ownership interests in leisure real estate. Developers, exchange companies, vacation clubs, resellers, and timeshare owner associations (HOAs), resort management companies, industry vendors, suppliers, and consultants - as well as owners, through the ARDA-Resort Owners' Coalition (ARDA-ROC) - all experience ARDA.

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