Earning around $86K per year on average, Financial Controllers receive the most money, followed by Directors of Revenue Management ($80K), Conference Services Managers ($55K), and Assistant Front Office Managers (about $45K).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $84K annually) can be spotted in Pittsburgh, Pa.; San Francisco, Calif. ($70K), Sonoma, Calif. ($54K), and Washington, DC ($49K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Boston, Mass. — at approximately $44K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Illinois offers the highest pay at $94K per year.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $50K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of about $48K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers receive bigger paychecks ($84K annually) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Meeting Professional is rewarded with median pay of around $60K per year. The best paid folks at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning $81K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Sales; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $90K per year. Operations Management is a popular skill in the Fairmont Hotels and Resorts workforce; over a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to know Customer Service, People Management, and Scheduling.
Benefits and Perks
Only 28 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. A majority of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). For most respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage, too. Privileges also include a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, free drinks, and relocation expenses.