When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $13.64 per hour) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; San Diego, Calif. ($11.95), Lancaster, Calif. ($10.25), and Indianapolis, Ind. ($9.75) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Tallahassee, Fla. at about $8.74. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of around $11.50 per hour) in California.
Bringing in the most money are Executive Housekeepers — their earnings average approximately $11.29 per hour. Night Auditors are a close second at $11.18 along with Guest Services Agents ($10.38) and Hotel Night Auditors ($10.00). Near the bottom at Homewood Suites by Hilton are Housekeepers, pulling in an average of just around $8.91.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of about $10.23 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (60 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $10.21 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Pool Operators, who make around $16.70 per hour. Homewood Suites by Hilton compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at $15.00 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Microsoft Excel seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $13.31 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; a fair number deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Customer Relations, Auditing, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
23 percent receive paid vacation, and only 7 percent get sick leave. One-fourth of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Nearly one-half of workers receive health insurance, and more than a third of workers get dental coverage. Other privileges include hotel discounts, flexible hours, free drinks, and tuition reimbursement.