Human Resources Directors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $108K per year — though Financial Controllers, Executive Pastry Chefs, and Directors of Revenue Management also do fairly well at $85K, approximately $81K, and about $70K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts are Assistant Front Office Managers — the median salary for this role approaches around $49K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($85K annually) can be spotted in Pittsburgh, Pa.; Washington, DC ($65K), San Francisco, Calif. (about $65K), and San Jose, Calif. ($56K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $50K) in Seattle, Wash., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across Fairmont Hotels and Resorts' U.S. offices, employees in the state of Pennsylvania earn the most, taking home around $85K per year.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $58K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts employees (38 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $52K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Senior Human Resources Professionals, who make approximately $108K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified ServSafe Food Handlers with credentials; these people earn $75K per year on average. Fairmont Hotels and Resorts workers who hold a Bachelor of Business (BB) are also well compensated, earning $60K on average.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Leadership; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $75K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know People Management; slightly less than a fourth consider it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Customer Service, Budgeting, and Operations Management.
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. A large number of employees receive health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a company cell phone and dry cleaning.