When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($18.24 per hour) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Minneapolis, Minn. (about $14.00), San Diego, Calif. (approximately $13.13), and Fairfield, Calif. ($12.88) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Miami, Fla.; in fact, at around $8.08 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across Courtyard by Marriott's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $12.29 per hour.
The highest average salaries go to Chief Engineers, who bring in close to around $17.65 per hour, though Maintenance Engineers are not far behind at about $12.00 along with Front Desk Agents (approximately $11.33) and Front Desk Clerks ($11.25). Financial compensation for Housekeepers is rather low — on average only $8.85 — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $12.09 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Courtyard by Marriott folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $10.60 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $18.16 per hour for Swimming Pool Technicians, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The best paid folks at Courtyard by Marriott have a Bachelor's Degree, earning around $12.38 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Maintenance; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $13.96 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; the greater part of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Key skills also include Customer Relations, Microsoft Office, and Auditing.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Courtyard by Marriott gives paid vacation to a fifth of workers and paid sick leave to one in ten employees. To plan for old age, the larger part of respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. The larger part of employees report having health insurance, and more than half of workers report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to hotel discounts, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.