Executive Chefs are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $72K annually on average; Food and Beverage Directors are next on the list, bringing in close to $56K, followed by Director of Saless earning about $55K and Restaurant General Managers making approximately $45K. Sous Chefs are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $37K.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $47K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $37K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $54K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($58K annually) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Nashua, N.H. (about $50K), Detroit, Mich. ($50K), and Minneapolis, Minn. (around $48K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Cherry Hill, N.J. — at $41K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $75K per year) in Texas.
Certifications and Degrees
Servsafe food manager certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $48K annually. Becoming a Certified ServSafe Food Handler can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $46K on average. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) make the most here, hauling in $66K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Sales Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $62K annually. A common skill in Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts' work force is Operations Management; just under one in five of survey participants report using it on the job. Budget Management, Customer Relations, and Customer Relationship Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
A sixth of respondents — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. A 401(k) program is available, and more than two-fifths of workers use it to save for retirement. Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts provides health insurance to a majority of workers, and the larger part of workers do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are a subsidized cell phone, gym membership, life insurance, and 401(a).