Physical Security Directors earn the highest median pay at about $88K per year, followed by Security Directors (approximately $62K), Senior Executive Assistants (around $59K), and Hotel Sales Managers ($56K). Assistant Front Office Managers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $40K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Atlanta, Ga. (around $77K), Washington, DC (about $62K), and Chicago, Ill. (approximately $61K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $37K) is Cleveland, Ohio. By state, New York offers the highest pay at $80K per year.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $43K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (36 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make around $54K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $90K annually for Certified Hotel Administrators; non-accredited workers make much less. Notary Publics with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $59K per year. Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Business Management are also well compensated, earning about $105K on average.
In this position, it pays to have Branding in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $100K annually. Operations Management is a popular skill among Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group workers, with close to a fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Customer Service, Sales Management, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 35 percent receiving paid vacation and one in five survey participants receiving paid sick days. A large number of employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a strong majority of workers and dental coverage for a solid majority of respondents. Other privileges include a company cell phone, life insurance, free drinks, and tuition reimbursement.