Average Salary for Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group Employees

Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group employees bring home $55K per year on average. Your experience level plays the largest role in compensation at Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group, but where you live and what you do at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $44K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group employees (38 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn approximately $52K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($93K annually) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; New York, N.Y. (about $80K), Chicago, Ill. ($65K), and Washington, DC ($62K) are the next top-paying cities. Cleveland, Ohio is near the bottom for pay at about $37K. Across Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Georgia earn the most, taking home $91K per year.


Bringing in the most money are Directors of Sales and Marketing — their earnings average around $90K annually. Physical Security Directors are a close second at $88K along with Hotel General Managers ($65K) and Food and Beverage Directors (approximately $63K). Among the lower-paid positions at Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group are Catering Sales Managers — the median salary for this role approaches $37K.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $90K per year for Certified Hotel Administrators, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a General Management Certificate Holder is rewarded with median pay of about $55K annually. Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Business Management are also well compensated, earning around $105K on average.


Employees who count Customer Relationship Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $66K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; close to one-fifth consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Operations Management, Sales Management, and Budget Management.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group can sometimes lack paid time off; 29 percent get paid vacation days, and 18 percent receive paid sick leave. Most employees participate in a 401(k) program. A large number of employees can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Perks also include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, free drinks, and a casual working environment.

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