Executive Chefs rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $91K annually; Senior Operations Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $78K, while Senior Accountants and Restaurant Assistant Managers rank near the top as well ($65K and $40K, respectively). HMSHost Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Assistant Food and Beverage Managers (approximately $37K on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($70K per year) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Bethesda, Md. (around $67K), Honolulu, Hawaii (about $60K), and Seattle, Wash. ($46K) are the next top-paying cities. Atlanta, Ga. ranks low on the pay scale — at $36K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $70K annually) in Colorado.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $41K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $48K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of HMSHost Corporation employees (38 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $71K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
First Aid Administrators receive bigger paychecks ($78K annually) than those without credentials. Becoming a Certified ServSafe Food Handler can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $40K on average. Regarding salaries and education, HMSHost Corporation pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — approximately $76K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $82K per year. A garden variety skill at HMSHost Corporation is People Management; roughly one in four of HMSHost Corporation's people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Operations Management, Training, and Inventory Management.
Benefits and Perks
38 percent have paid vacation, and only about 29 percent can take paid time off for illness. A fair number of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). A strong majority of workers can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.