Executive Directors are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $115K annually; Directors of Events, Event Managers, and Human Resources Business Partners also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $77K, $68K, and around $66K, respectively. Information Security Analysts make an average approximately $55K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $49K per year. The largest slice of the MGM Resorts International workforce (34 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $59K annually.
Residents of Washington, DC pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $63K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Las Vegas, Nev. (about $60K) and Biloxi, Miss. ($41K). U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Maryland; salaries there average to around $93K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Fraud Examiners have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $118K per year. Tips Alcohol Certifications also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $100K annually. The best paid folks at MGM Resorts International have a Bachelor's Degree, earning around $113K per year.
Employees who count Budget Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $78K annually. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; about a sixth of MGM Resorts International's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Microsoft Office, Operations Management, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that MGM Resorts International sponsors. Perks cover health insurance for almost all workers and dental coverage for a large number of survey participants. Some other perks are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, flexible hours, free drinks, and tuition reimbursement.