Chief Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $15.75 per hour — though Sales Coordinators, Front Desk Agents, and Night Auditors also do fairly well at about $13.43, around $11.31, and $11.11, respectively. On the lower end are Housekeepers at $8.90 on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $14.80 per hour) can be spotted in Oakland, Calif.; San Diego, Calif. ($14.25), Columbus, Ohio ($12.96), and Long Beach, Calif. ($12.79) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Portland, Maine — at around $9.50, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — approximately $12.01 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Courtyard by Marriott for between five and 10 years earn about $12.29 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Courtyard by Marriott people (54 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $10.75 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Swimming Pool Technicians earn approximately $17.49 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in about $13.02 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Facility Maintenance & Coordination; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $14.75 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; the larger part deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to know Customer Relations, Microsoft Office, and Data Entry.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Courtyard by Marriott gives paid vacation days to one in three respondents and sick leave to one in six respondents. The larger part of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for the larger part of workers and dental coverage for a little over a half of workers. Courtyard by Marriott also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, free drinks, and hotel discounts.