Bringing in the most money are Executive Directors — their earnings average $134K per year. Executive Chefs are a close second at approximately $72K along with Event Managers ($68K) and Human Resources Business Partners (about $57K). MGM Resorts International hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Assistant Food and Beverage Managers ($39K on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $86K annually) can be spotted in Alexandria, Va.; Oxon Hill, Md. ($68K), Springfield, Mass. (about $67K), and Washington, DC (approximately $64K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($41K) in Biloxi, Miss., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Virginia, where the average MGM Resorts International employee makes around $86K per year.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $59K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $49K per year on average. The largest slice of the MGM Resorts International workforce (32 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $75K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $144K per year for Certified Six Sigma Black Belts; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified Internal Auditors also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $89K annually. MGM Resorts International compensates Executive Masters of Business Administration (Exec MBA)-holders the most at $138K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Budget Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $75K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; nearly one-sixth deem it necessary for work. Microsoft Office, Operations Management, and Project Management are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at MGM Resorts International can sometimes lack paid time off; a fifth of respondents get paid vacation days, and one in ten respondents receive paid sick leave. A fair number of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all respondents, and for a large number of workers, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.