When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $18.00 per hour) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Effingham, Ill. ($12.00), Jacksonville, Fla. (around $11.57), and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. ($11.00) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $9.11) in Tulsa, Okla., one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Florida, where pay average out at $10.10 per hour.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Hampton Inn for between five and 10 years earn about $10.03 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Hampton Inn employees (61 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $9.26 per hour on average.
Sales Coordinators represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $10.65 per hour — though Executive Housekeepers, Hotel Night Auditors, and Front Desk Agents also do fairly well at around $10.22, approximately $10.00, and $9.83, respectively. Housekeepers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $8.67.
Certifications and Degrees
Swimming Pool Technicians are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $17.38 per hour. Those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at Hampton Inn come out on top, and their salaries approach $16.00 per hour.
Employees who count Maintenance among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $11.18 per hour. A garden variety skill at Hampton Inn is Customer Service; the greater part of Hampton Inn's people use it regularly. Customer Relations, Microsoft Office, and Auditing are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Hampton Inn; the company rewards only 19 percent with paid vacation time and only 8 percent with sick leave. Around one in five workers save for retirement through Hampton Inn's 401(k) plan. Hampton Inn provides health insurance to more than a third of workers, and just under one in three workers do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, hotel discounts, free drinks, and flexible hours.