The highest paychecks go to Human Resources Directors, who earn an average $108K per year, closely trailed by Assistant Directors of Human Resources (about $75K), Directors of Revenue Management ($68K), and Food and Beverage Directors (approximately $66K). Assistant Front Office Managers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $49K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($75K annually) can be spotted in Austin, Texas; Washington, DC ($70K), San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $65K), and San Jose, Calif. ($56K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $50K) is Seattle, Wash. The highest pay by state can be found in Arizona, where salaries average out at about $78K per year.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $60K annually. The largest slice of the Fairmont Hotels and Resorts workforce (41 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $54K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $108K annually for Senior Human Resources Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Human Resources Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $75K per year. Fairmont Hotels and Resorts compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at approximately $66K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Recruiting; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $76K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is People Management; slightly more than a fifth deem it necessary for work. Operations Management, Leadership, and Scheduling are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. Fairmont Hotels and Resorts provides health insurance to most respondents, and a fair number of workers do receive dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts are life insurance, relocation expenses, a company cell phone, and free drinks.