Bringing in the most money are Front Desk Supervisors — their earnings average around $11.79. Front Office Supervisors are a close second at $11.00 along with Front Desk Clerks ($10.29) and Front Desk Agents ($9.87). On the lower end are Housekeepers at about $8.53.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $10.61 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Memphis; Charlotte ($10.00), Portland (approximately $10.00), and San Antonio ($10.00) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $9.25) is St. Louis. By state, Holiday Inn pays its New York employees the most; the pay rate there is around $11.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Average pay is typically about $10.47 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 $9.87 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $13.50 and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Earning an Environmental Protection Agency Universal Certification certification garners significant financial rewards of around $12.75 per hour. Those with an Associate's Degree, Business Management at Holiday Inn come out on top, and their salaries approach $12.50 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Microsoft Word; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $10.75. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Holiday Inn workforce; more than half of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Customer Relations, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Two in five workers receive paid vacation, and only one in six workers get sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and more than two-fifths of workers use it to save for retirement. For one-half, benefits include health insurance, and about two-fifths of workers get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at Holiday Inn are free drinks, hotel discounts, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.