Nearing the top of the pay scale are Directors of Sales and Marketing, Directors of Catering, Food and Beverage Directors, and Front Office Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $55K annually, the other salaries come in at around $48K, about $45K, and $41K, respectively. With salaries averaging approximately $32K, Catering Sales Managers are among the lowest paid at Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($60K per year) can be spotted in Burlingame, Calif.; Commerce, Calif. (approximately $55K), Dallas, Texas (around $51K), and Chicago, Ill. (about $40K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $38K) is Orlando, Fla. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Massachusetts; salaries there average to $56K annually.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $40K per year. Overall, the greater share of Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $36K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Meeting Professionals, who make approximately $47K per year. Certified ServSafe Food Handlers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $39K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — $45K.
In this position, it pays to have Sales Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $55K per year. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; more than a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Operations Management, Sales, and People Management.
Benefits and Perks
Only one-half of respondents at Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts enjoy paid vacation time, and just 31 percent can take sick leave. A majority of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). At Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, more than half of workers have health insurance, and just over a half of workers have dental coverage. Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts also dishes out privileges such as free drinks, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.