Food and Beverage Directors earn the highest median pay at $119K, followed by Purchasing Managers (about $60K), Conference Services Managers (approximately $55K), and Housekeeping Managers ($46K). Assistant Front Office Managers at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($44K) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $86K annually) can be spotted in Scottsdale; Newport Beach ($57K), Sonoma (about $54K), and San Francisco (around $53K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $45K) is Los Angeles. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $80K per year) in Washington.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically approximately $44K. A typical employee has five to nine years of experience and earns about $50K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $68K for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a Certified Meeting Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of around $55K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA); Fairmont Hotels and Resorts awards $81K to these degree-holders.
Employees who count Budget Management among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $85K. Operations Management is a popular skill in the Fairmont Hotels and Resorts workforce; more than a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Customer Service, People Management, and Scheduling.
Benefits and Perks
42 percent receive paid vacation, and only 35 percent get sick leave. A fair portion of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a solid majority of workers, and the greater part of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Other privileges include free drinks, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.