Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $51K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $44K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make around $72K annually on average.
Bringing in the most money are IT Senior Project Managers — their earnings average $110K per year. Hotel General Managers are a close second at about $88K along with Information Technology Managers ($86K) and Food and Beverage Directors ($56K). Hotel Managers at Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $35K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $101K annually) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; New York, N.Y. (approximately $90K), Boston, Mass. ($82K), and Washington, DC ($76K) are the next top-paying cities. Charleston, S.C. ranks low on the pay scale — at $38K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group workers in Georgia earn the most — around $97K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $135K annually for Business Certificate Holders; non-accredited workers make much less. Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group compensates Master of Science (MS)-holders the most at approximately $129K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $85K annually. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under a fifth of Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group's people use it regularly. Operations Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Budget Management are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group; the company rewards only a third of survey participants with paid vacation time and only one in seven employees with sick leave. To plan for old age, most workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most employees, and for a large number of respondents, dental coverage is too. The company also dishes out perks such as a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, gym membership, and tuition reimbursement.