When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($12.00 per hour) can be spotted in Effingham, Ill.; Jacksonville, Fla. (around $11.57), Tukwila, Wash. (about $11.42), and Lakeland, Fla. (approximately $11.22) are the next top-paying cities. Altoona, Pa. ranks low on the pay scale — at $9.00, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to $10.92 per hour.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Sales Coordinators, Front Desk Agents, Night Auditors, and Housekeeping Supervisors; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $10.44 per hour, the other salaries come in at $9.56, $9.30, and $9.25, respectively. Hampton Inn hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Housekeepers (around $8.26 on average).
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of approximately $9.76 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Hampton Inn folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $9.33 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Swimming Pool Technicians earn approximately $14.44 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. At Hampton Inn, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest pay at around $10.69.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Maintenance among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $12.75 per hour. A common skill in Hampton Inn's work force is Customer Service; a majority of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Customer Relations, Auditing, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Just under one-fifth of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. For more than a third of workers, benefits include health insurance, and one-fourth of workers get dental coverage, too. Hampton Inn employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, free drinks, life insurance, hotel discounts, and flexible hours.