When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($64K annually) can be spotted in Burlingame; Commerce (about $55K), Syracuse (approximately $53K), and Dallas ($50K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $36K) is Orlando. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is around $55K per year.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to about $41K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts employees (36 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn $37K annually.
Directors of Sales and Marketing earn the highest median pay at $56K, followed by Food and Beverage Directors (around $50K), Directors of Catering ($48K), and Front Office Managers (approximately $46K). Financial compensation for Catering Sales Managers is rather low — only $33K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $48K for Certified Meeting Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Certified ServSafe Food Handler can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $42K. Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate of Arts (AA), Hotel Management — these employees rake in around $53K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Sales Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $60K. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; more than a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers usually know Operations Management, Sales, and People Management as well.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts can sometimes lack paid time off; half of workers get paid vacation days, and one in three workers receive paid sick leave. A fair portion of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. More than half of workers receive health insurance, and just over a half of workers get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to free drinks, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.