Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group for between five and 10 years earn about $50K per year on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $48K annually. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $73K per year.
The highest average salaries go to IT Senior Project Managers, who bring in close to $110K annually, though Hotel General Managers are not far behind at around $80K along with Hotel Sales Managers ($69K) and Account Executives (around $53K). Financial compensation for Hotel Managers is rather low — on average only about $35K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($106K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Atlanta, Ga. ($94K), Boston, Mass. ($82K), and San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $68K) are the next top-paying cities. Miami, Fla. ranks low on the pay scale — at around $36K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Georgia; salaries there average to $91K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Business Certificate Holder certainly has its perks — salaries approach $135K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing make the most here, hauling in approximately $110K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $79K per year. Operations Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a little less than one-fifth of Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Customer Service, Customer Relationship Management, and Budget Management.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 30 percent receiving paid vacation and close to a sixth of workers receiving sick leave. To plan for old age, a fair number of respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. At Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group, a strong majority of survey participants have health insurance, and a fair number of workers have dental coverage. Privileges also include a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.