When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($26.22 per hour) can be spotted in Las Vegas, Nev.; Bethesda, Md. (approximately $23.49), Los Angeles, Calif. (about $16.89), and Orlando, Fla. ($12.92) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Phoenix, Ariz. at around $9.93. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is $13.65 per hour.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at HMSHost Corporation for between five and 10 years earn approximately $12.75 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (45 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $11.13 per hour.
Bringing in the most money are Short Order Cooks — their earnings average $13.02 per hour. Customer Service Supervisors are a close second at about $12.27 along with Line Cooks (around $12.26) and Restaurant Cooks ($11.24). Cashiers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $9.28.
Certifications and Degrees
Tips Alcohol Certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $16.00 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA); HMSHost Corporation awards around $44.25 to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Leadership; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $15.24 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at HMSHost Corporation is Customer Service; nearly one-half of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Cash Handling, Microsoft Excel, and Food Preparation.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in eight respondents receive paid vacation and sick leave. Over one-half of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a majority of survey participants, and a majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. HMSHost Corporation employees also enjoy perks such as free drinks, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and 401(a).