The highest paychecks go to Assistant Sales Directors, who earn an average $90K per year, closely trailed by Senior Executive Assistants (approximately $59K), Hotel Sales Managers (about $56K), and Hotel General Managers (around $55K). With salaries averaging $37K, Catering Sales Managers are among the lowest paid at Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($81K annually) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; New York, N.Y. (around $80K), Washington, DC (about $62K), and Chicago, Ill. ($61K) are the next top-paying cities. Cleveland, Ohio is near the bottom for pay at $37K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in New York, where the average Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group employee makes approximately $80K per year.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $43K annually. The largest slice of the Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group workforce (36 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, about $53K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Hotel Administrators earn $90K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Notary Public certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $59K per year on average. Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management — these employees rake in around $105K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Branding; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $100K per year. Operations Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one in five of Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know Customer Service, Sales Management, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about a third of employees receiving paid vacation and slightly less than a fifth of workers receiving sick leave. A large number of employees allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. For a solid majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Group also dishes out privileges such as a company cell phone, life insurance, free drinks, and tuition reimbursement.