When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($140K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Atlanta, Ga. ($95K), Boston, Mass. (around $82K), and Dallas, Texas ($70K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $38K) is Charleston, S.C. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $92K per year) in Georgia.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $45K annually on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $50K per year. The largest fraction of Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group people (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $71K annually on average.
The highest paychecks go to IT Senior Project Managers, who earn an average $110K per year, closely trailed by Hotel General Managers (approximately $95K), Hotel Sales Managers ($69K), and Food and Beverage Directors (approximately $56K). Hotel Managers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $35K.
Certifications and Degrees
Business Certificate Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $135K annually. Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS) — these employees rake in around $129K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $76K annually. A common skill in Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group's work force is Customer Service; about a fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Operations Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Budget Management.
Benefits and Perks
29 percent have paid vacation, and only about a sixth of survey respondents can take paid time off for illness. To plan for old age, a fair number of survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A large number of employees receive health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.