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. (about $10.38), and Houston, Texas ($10.04) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in St. Louis, Mo.; in fact, at around $9.25 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Holiday Inn workers in Texas earn the most — approximately $11.00 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Holiday Inn for between five and 10 years earn around $10.60 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Holiday Inn workforce (45 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $9.89 per hour.
The highest paychecks go to Sales Coordinators, who earn an average $11.00 per hour, closely trailed by Front Desk Supervisors (approximately $10.50), Front Desk Agents ($9.97), and Front Office Supervisors ($9.93). Housekeepers make an average $8.88, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Environmental Protection Agency Universal Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $20.00 per hour. Holiday Inn provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree, Business Management — these employees rake in about $12.50 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Training; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $12.00 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Holiday Inn workforce; the larger part of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers usually know Customer Relations, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel as well.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 44 percent receiving paid vacation and roughly an eighth of workers receiving sick leave. Just over two-fifths of workers participate in a 401(k) program. About one-half of workers can count on health insurance, and over a third of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are free drinks, life insurance, flexible hours, and 401(a).