When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($15.00 per hour) can be spotted in Riverhead, N.Y.; Wayne, N.J. ($13.00), Charleston, S.C. (approximately $12.50), and Phoenix, Ariz. (about $10.00) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $8.78) in Gainesville, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in New York, where pay average out at $14.42 per hour.
The highest paychecks go to Chief Engineers, who earn an average approximately $13.50 per hour, closely trailed by Executive Housekeepers (about $12.00), Housekeeping Supervisors ($11.10), and Maintenance Technicians ($10.48). Financial compensation for Housekeepers is rather low — on average only $8.15 — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of around $11.00 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (54 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $10.43 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $17.50 per hour for Servsafe food manager certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Employees who have an Associate of Business Administration (ABA) make the most here, hauling in about $12.00 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Facility Maintenance & Coordination in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $12.48 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; about one-half of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are Customer Relations, Microsoft Office, and Maintenance.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly two in five workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of workers, and for more than two-fifths of workers, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are hotel discounts, free drinks, a casual working environment, 401(a), and flexible hours.