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Average Salary for Fairmont Hotels and Resorts Employees

The average Fairmont Hotels and Resorts employee earns $50K per year. Your job title plays the largest role in compensation at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, but your experience level and your city affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. Responses to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

How This Employer Pays

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Fairmont Hotels and Resorts
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Assistant Front Office Manager (5)
$31,070 - $54,701  
[-]Assistant Front Office Manager (5)
Salary$32,481 - $61,131  
Total Pay$31,070 - $54,701  
[+]Food and Beverage Director (2)
$84,223 - $187,389  
[+]Food and Beverage Director (2)
Salary$74,059 - $140,689  
Bonus$9,058 - $54,256  
Total Pay$84,223 - $187,389  
[+]Housekeeping Manager (2)
$35,190 - $56,360  
[+]Housekeeping Manager (2)
Salary$33,891 - $55,223  
Total Pay$35,190 - $56,360  
[+]Purchasing Manager (2)
$37,086 - $82,954  
[+]Purchasing Manager (2)
Salary$40,596 - $82,886  
Total Pay$37,086 - $82,954  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 6 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Fairmont Hotels and Resorts Details


Hospitality, Hotel

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

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Food and Beverage Directors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $119K — though Purchasing Managers, Conference Services Managers, and Housekeeping Managers also do fairly well at approximately $60K, about $55K, and $46K, respectively. Fairmont Hotels and Resorts hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Assistant Front Office Managers ($44K).

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach around $44K. Broken down by tenure, the largest number of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts employees (42 percent) have five to nine years of experience and typically earn $50K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $68K per year) can be spotted in San Jose; Newport Beach (around $57K), Sonoma ($54K), and San Francisco ($53K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Los Angeles; in fact, at approximately $45K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Washington, where they average to $80K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $56K for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Meeting Professional is rewarded at around $55K per year. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $100K annually.


Employees who count Budget Management among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $85K. Operations Management is a popular skill in the Fairmont Hotels and Resorts workforce; about two-fifths of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, People Management, and Scheduling.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts gives paid vacation to two in five workers and paid sick leave to one in three workers. Fairmont Hotels and Resorts sponsors a 401(k) program, and a fair portion of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Fairmont Hotels and Resorts provides health insurance to the greater part of workers, and a strong majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts are free drinks, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.

Key Stats

50 %
50 %
$40,425 - $61,204
$41,306 - $83,456
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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