The highest average salaries go to Directors of Financial Planning & Analysis, who bring in close to about $122K per year, though Casino Shift Managers are not far behind at $53K along with Human Resources Generalists (around $42K) and Graphic Designers ($39K). Penn National Gaming Company hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Casino Hosts (approximately $34K on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($123K annually) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Biloxi, Miss. ($75K), Kansas City, Mo. (approximately $69K), and Plainville, Mass. (around $68K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $40K) is Chicago, Ill. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Penn National Gaming Company the most — $123K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $74K annually. The largest slice of the Penn National Gaming Company workforce (44 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $39K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Gaming Licenses earn about $168K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Becoming a Human Resources Concepts Certificate Holder can certainly pay off here; those folks make $42K on average. Penn National Gaming Company provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Management — these employees rake in around $122K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Forecasting among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $123K annually. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, nearly one in six of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers usually know Financial Analysis, Budget Management, and Project Management as well.
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. For a large number of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, free drinks, a company cell phone, and relocation expenses.