When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $101K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Chicago, Ill. ($94K), Pittsburgh, Pa. (about $85K), and San Francisco, Calif. ($63K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $44K) is Boston, Mass. Within the firm, employees working in New York take home the most — $101K annually on average.
Bringing in the most money are Financial Controllers — their earnings average around $85K per year. Directors of Revenue Management are a close second at $80K along with Conference Services Managers ($55K) and Assistant Front Office Managers ($44K).
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $48K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $52K per year on average. The largest fraction of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts people (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $84K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $84K per year. On average, salaries rise to approximately $60K annually for accredited Certified Meeting Professionals. Regarding salaries and education, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management the most — $52K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Account Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $100K per year. Operations Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; over a third of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts' people use it regularly. Customer Service, People Management, and Budgeting round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Fairmont Hotels and Resorts gives paid vacation days to 23 percent and sick leave to one in three workers. The larger part of respondents participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of respondents, and most respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, free drinks, and life insurance.