Nearing the top of the pay scale are Executive Housekeepers, Night Auditors, Hotel Housekeeping Aides, and Sales Coordinators; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $12.24 per hour, the other salaries come in at about $11.00, $10.96, and $10.48, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Homewood Suites by Hilton are Housekeepers — the median salary for this role approaches $8.76.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $10.25 per hour) can be spotted in Lancaster, Calif.; Indianapolis, Ind. ($9.75), Memphis, Tenn. (approximately $9.50), and Jacksonville, Fla. ($9.00) are the next top-paying cities. At $8.74, Tallahassee, Fla. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Washington offers the highest pay at about $13.50 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $10.03 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Homewood Suites by Hilton employees (57 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $10.28 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, who make $10.17 per hour. Homewood Suites by Hilton workers who hold an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) are also well compensated, earning around $12.48 on average.
When it comes to skills, Microsoft Excel seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $11.88 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; a fair number of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Customer Relations, Microsoft Office, and Auditing are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
More than a third of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for nearly one-half and dental coverage for around two in five workers.