When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($14.00 per hour) can be spotted in Orlando, Fla.; Hyannis, Mass. ($10.98), the company's headquarter city of Memphis, Tenn. ($10.38), and Houston, Texas (approximately $10.04) are the next top-paying cities. St. Louis, Mo. ranks low on the pay scale — at about $9.25, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Texas offers the highest pay at around $11.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $10.60 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (45 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $9.89 per hour on average.
Sales Coordinators are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $11.00 per hour; Front Desk Supervisors, Front Desk Agents, and Front Office Supervisors also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $10.50, about $9.97, and approximately $9.93, respectively. On the lower end are Housekeepers at $8.88 on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $20.00 per hour for Environmental Protection Agency Universal Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate's Degree, Business Management; Holiday Inn awards approximately $12.50 to these degree-holders.
In this position, it pays to have Training in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $12.00 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; the greater part of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Customer Relations, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Holiday Inn; the company rewards only 44 percent with paid vacation time and only one in eight respondents with sick leave. Holiday Inn sponsors a 401(k) program, and more than two-fifths of workers use this option to save for their retirement. One-half of workers can count on health insurance, and more than a third of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Holiday Inn folks also make good use of free drinks, life insurance, flexible hours, and 401(a).