Directors of Sales and Marketing represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $64K annually — though Executive Assistants, Director of Saless, and Corporate Sales Managers also do fairly well at about $59K, around $55K, and approximately $52K, respectively. Front Office Managers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $40K.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $49K per year. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $39K annually. The largest fraction of Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts people (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn around $54K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $58K annually) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Nashua, N.H. (approximately $50K), Detroit, Mich. ($50K), and Minneapolis, Minn. ($48K) are the next top-paying cities. At $39K, Houston, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to about $60K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Pool Operator certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $75K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Servsafe food manager certification can certainly pay off here; those folks make $48K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc); Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts awards around $57K to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, Sales Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $55K per year. Operations Management is regularly seen around here; close to one-fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Budget Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Leadership.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only one in five employees. A 401(k) program is available, and one-half use it to save for retirement. Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts provides health insurance to a majority of respondents, and a majority of employees do receive dental coverage. Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts folks also make good use of a subsidized cell phone, gym membership, 401(a), and hotel discounts.