Nearing the top of the pay scale are Chief Engineers, Sales Coordinators, Front Desk Agents, and Night Auditors; while the first receives the highest median pay at $15.75 per hour, the other salaries come in at around $13.00, $11.43, and approximately $11.11, respectively. Courtyard by Marriott hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Housekeepers ($8.90 on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $14.25 per hour) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Coral Gables, Fla. (approximately $13.00), Los Angeles, Calif. ($12.00), and Baton Rouge, La. (around $11.74) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Altoona, Pa.; in fact, at about $7.74 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Courtyard by Marriott employee makes $12.21 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $12.15 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (53 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $10.60 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Swimming Pool Technicians, who make approximately $17.49 per hour. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Courtyard by Marriott come out on top, and their salaries approach around $12.75 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Maintenance; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $13.94 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a majority of Courtyard by Marriott's people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Customer Relations, Microsoft Office, and Auditing as well.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Courtyard by Marriott can sometimes lack paid time off; a third of employees get paid vacation days, and one in six survey participants receive paid sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and just over a half of workers use it to save for retirement. Perks cover health insurance for the larger part of survey participants and dental coverage for slightly more than half of workers. Some other advantages of working at Courtyard by Marriott are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and free drinks.