Financial Controllers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $86K annually on average; Directors of Revenue Management are next on the list, bringing in close to $80K, followed by Conference Services Managers earning $55K and Assistant Front Office Managers making around $45K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $84K per year) can be spotted in Pittsburgh, Pa.; Newport Beach, Calif. (approximately $60K), Sonoma, Calif. (around $54K), and San Francisco, Calif. ($51K) are the next top-paying cities. Los Angeles, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $45K. By state, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts employees make the most in Illinois, earning approximately $94K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $50K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts employees (32 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn about $49K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers receive bigger paychecks ($68K per year) than those without credentials. Becoming a Certified Meeting Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $60K on average. The best paid folks at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning around $81K annually.
When it comes to skills, Sales seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $90K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Operations Management; more than a third deem it necessary for work. Many workers are also familiar with Customer Service, People Management, and Scheduling.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in three survey participants enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. The larger part of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Most employees report having health insurance, and a large number of survey participants report having dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include free drinks, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.