When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $75K per year) can be spotted in Minneapolis, Minn.; San Angelo, Texas ($54K), Fargo, N.D. ($46K), and Grand Rapids, Mich. ($32K) are the next top-paying cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Minnesota, where salaries average out at around $50K annually.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $44K per year. Overall, the greater share of TMI Hospitality folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $40K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Directors of Hospitality Sales, who bring in close to about $57K per year, though Hotel General Managers are not far behind at $45K along with Assistant Hotel General Managers earning around $34K.
Certifications and Degrees
General Management Certificate Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $49K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Certified ServSafe Food Handler is rewarded with median pay of approximately $41K per year. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at TMI Hospitality come out on top, and their salaries approach about $48K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Human Resources in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $46K per year. A common skill in TMI Hospitality's work force is Customer Relationship Management; nearly two in five of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Operations Management, Customer Service, and Accounting.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). At TMI Hospitality, a majority of survey participants have health insurance, and the larger part of workers have dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and a company cell phone.