Median pay is highest in Cambridge ($18.38 per hour), followed by Atlanta (around $11.75), Miami ($10.50), and Charlotte (approximately $10.30). At $8.00, Brighton is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Courtyard by Marriott employees make the most in California, earning about $12.24 per hour on average.
The highest paychecks go to Chief Engineers, who earn $14.50, closely trailed by Sales Coordinators ($13.05), Night Auditors (about $12.18), and Front Desk Agents (around $10.21). Housekeepers are among the lowest paid at approximately $8.58.
Years of Experience
Average pay is typically $12.24 for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Courtyard by Marriott employees (56 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn around $10.27 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $19.75 for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Swimming Pool Technicians with credentials; these people typically earn about $17.00 per hour. Courtyard by Marriott workers who hold an Associate's Degree, Business Management are also well compensated, earning $14.75 on average.
Employees who count Maintenance among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $13.51. A common skill in Courtyard by Marriott's work force is Customer Service; a majority of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Customer Relations, Microsoft Office, and Auditing.
Benefits and Perks
Two-fifths of workers have paid vacation, and only about a sixth of workers can take paid time off for illness. A majority of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Courtyard by Marriott sponsors. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for more than half of workers, and a little more than half of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Courtyard by Marriott employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, free drinks, and flexible hours.