When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($14.74 per hour) can be spotted in Burbank, Calif.; Boston, Mass. ($11.50), Hyannis, Mass. (about $10.98), and the company's headquarter city of Memphis, Tenn. ($10.50) are the next top-paying cities. St. Louis, Mo. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $9.25, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in New York, where the average salary is around $11.88 per hour.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $10.74 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Holiday Inn folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $9.74 per hour.
The highest average salaries go to Sales Coordinators, who bring in close to $11.00 per hour, though Front Desk Supervisors are not far behind at around $10.50 along with Front Desk Clerks (about $10.15) and Night Auditors ($10.00). Among the lower-paid positions at Holiday Inn are Housekeepers — the median salary for this role approaches around $8.81.
Certifications and Degrees
Environmental Protection Agency Universal Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $24.00 per hour. It pays to have an Associate's Degree, Business Management at Holiday Inn — these employees make the most at $12.50 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Microsoft Excel; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $10.75 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; the larger part of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Customer Relations, Microsoft Office, and Auditing.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only two in five respondents receiving paid vacation and 18 percent receiving paid sick days. Nearly two in five workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Approximately half receive health insurance, and over a third of workers get dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include free drinks, hotel discounts, flexible hours, and life insurance.