Human Resources Directors rake in the most money, with average earnings of $108K annually; Financial Controllers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $85K, while Executive Pastry Chefs and Directors of Revenue Management rank near the top as well ($81K and $70K, respectively). Earning only around $49K on average, Assistant Front Office Managers make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $85K per year) can be spotted in Pittsburgh, Pa.; Washington, DC (approximately $65K), San Francisco, Calif. ($65K), and San Jose, Calif. (around $56K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Seattle, Wash. — at about $50K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Pennsylvania, where the average Fairmont Hotels and Resorts employee makes $85K annually.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $58K per year. Overall, the greater share of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $52K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Senior Human Resources Professionals, who make about $108K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Certified ServSafe Food Handler is rewarded with median pay of $75K annually. Fairmont Hotels and Resorts workers who hold a Bachelor of Business (BB) are also well compensated, earning approximately $60K on average.
Employees who count Leadership among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $75K per year. People Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just over one in five of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts' people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know Customer Service, Budgeting, and Operations Management.
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most survey participants, and for a solid majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Fairmont Hotels and Resorts employees also enjoy perks such as a subsidized cell phone and dry cleaning.