Years of Experience
Average pay is about $44K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $45K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $54K annually on average.
Residents of Biloxi, Miss. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $62K per year; other top-paying cities include Las Vegas, Nev. (around $52K) and Lake Charles, La. ($48K). By state, Golden Nugget Casino pays its Mississippi employees the most; the pay rate there is about $58K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Banquet Managers who bring in close to $55K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, who make $45K annually. Earning a CompTIA Security+ Expert certification garners significant financial rewards of around $44K per year on average. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) make the most here, hauling in approximately $53K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Strategic Marketing in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $74K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Office; nearly one-fifth deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Microsoft Word, and Advertising.
Benefits and Perks
Most respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for a majority of respondents and dental coverage for the larger part of employees.