Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Margaritaville for between five and 10 years earn around $43K annually on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $59K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Margaritaville folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $65K annually.
Bringing in the most money are Directors of Engineering — their earnings average $95K per year. Restaurant General Managers are a close second at about $75K along with Restaurant Managers ($46K) and Directors of Housekeeping ($42K).
Residents of Shreveport, La. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $94K annually; other top-paying cities include Chicago, Ill. ($55K) and Pigeon Forge, Tenn. (about $42K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Louisiana, where they average to around $94K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts receive bigger paychecks (approximately $95K annually) than those without credentials. Certified ServSafe Food Handlers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $52K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Team Leadership among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $95K annually. Leadership also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one-fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work. People Management, Operations Management, and Budget Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
More than a third of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of employees, and for the larger part of respondents, dental coverage is too. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment and free drinks.