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Average Salary for Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Employees

The median income for Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts employees is $37K annually. Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though geography and how long you've been working are also considered. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts typically pays:
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Employer: Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Front Office Manager (5)
$32,074 - $56,969  
[-]Front Office Manager (5)
Salary$32,698 - $54,263  
Bonus$355.28 - $9,158  
Total Pay$32,074 - $56,969  
[+]Director of Sales and Marketing (3)
$37,965 - $88,591  
[+]Director of Sales and Marketing (3)
Salary$38,424 - $86,747  
Bonus$1,184 - $22,690  
Total Pay$37,965 - $88,591  
[+]Administrative Assistant (3)
$22,948 - $49,702  
[+]Administrative Assistant (3)
Total Pay$22,948 - $49,702  
[+]Executive Chef (3)
$43,633 - $86,851  
[+]Executive Chef (3)
Salary$40,484 - $77,444  
Total Pay$43,633 - $86,851  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88

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Hospitality, Hotel

Crown Plaza, Crown Plaza Hotel, Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe, Crowne Plaza Resort, The Crowne Plaza, The Crowne Plaza Hotel

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Directors of Sales and Marketing represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $56K per year — though Directors of Catering, Food and Beverage Directors, and Sous Chefs also do fairly well at around $48K, $45K, and about $44K, respectively. Financial compensation for Catering Sales Managers is rather low — on average only approximately $32K — relative to the rest of the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($60K annually) can be spotted in Burlingame, Calif.; Commerce, Calif. (approximately $55K), Dallas, Texas ($51K), and Denver, Colo. (around $40K) are the next top-paying cities. Orlando, Fla. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $38K. By state, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts employees make the most in Massachusetts, earning about $56K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $40K annually. The largest slice of the Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts workforce (38 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $37K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Meeting Professionals earn $47K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified ServSafe Food Handlers with credentials; these people earn approximately $39K per year on average. Regarding salaries and education, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — around $44K.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Sales Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $56K annually. Customer Service is a popular skill among Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts workers, with over a third of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Operations Management, Sales, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts; the company rewards only half of employees with paid vacation time and only one in three respondents with sick leave. A strong majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A majority of respondents receive health insurance, and a little over a half of workers get dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include free drinks, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts


61 %
39 %
$32,553 - $51,756
$33,196 - $60,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
$32,251 - $54,045
$38,900 - $52,000
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