When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($14.00 per hour) can be spotted in Orlando, Fla.; Hyannis, Mass. (approximately $10.98), the company's headquarter city of Memphis, Tenn. ($10.38), and St. Louis, Mo. (about $10.13) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Youngstown, Ohio; in fact, at $9.55 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Texas pays Holiday Inn the most — around $10.74 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $10.65 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (45 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $9.87 per hour on average.
Sales Coordinators rake in the most money, with average earnings of $11.12 per hour; Front Desk Supervisors come in second with average earnings amounting to around $10.50, while Night Auditors and Front Desk Clerks rank near the top as well (about $10.00 and approximately $9.83, respectively). With salaries averaging about $8.88, Housekeepers are among the lowest paid at Holiday Inn.
Certifications and Degrees
Environmental Protection Agency Universal Certifications receive bigger paychecks (around $20.00 per hour) than those without credentials. Regarding pay and education, Holiday Inn pays those with an Associate's Degree, Business Management the most — approximately $12.50.
In this position, it pays to have Microsoft Excel in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $11.74 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Holiday Inn workers, with a majority of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Customer Relations, Microsoft Office, and Auditing.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 44 percent receiving paid vacation and nearly one in eight workers receiving sick leave. Roughly two-fifths of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Approximately half can count on health insurance, and over a third of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Holiday Inn employees also enjoy perks such as free drinks, life insurance, hotel discounts, and flexible hours.