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How Much Does a Resort Worker Make?

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How Much Does a Resort Worker Make?

Not trying to spam the board but what would you guess that your typical bartender, waiter, housekeeper at a resort makes gross a year with tips and salary?

I'm sure not everyone had one but I saw some decent cars in the staff parking lot at Majestic Colonial this past week. Acura MDX, Toyota 4 Runner, etc.

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1. Re: How Much Does a Resort Worker Make?

What does it matter, really?

Toronto
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2. Re: How Much Does a Resort Worker Make?

Curiosity. Would be a factor in how much I tip, etc. There's a lot of pressure to tip. Am I tipping someone who makes us much as me a year or do they make $300 a month?

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3. Re: How Much Does a Resort Worker Make?

Are you sure it was the staff parking lot? Staff quarters /areas are usually out of the guests view, could it have been a guest parking area?

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4. Re: How Much Does a Resort Worker Make?

It's the parking lot directly to the right when you walk out of Majestic Colonial. Down a level. I could be wrong but pretty sure it was an employee lot. I don't think many guests had cars.

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Also I'm not insinuating that all the resort workers are pretending to be poor meanwhile they have a porsche in the employee lot. Just curious if they are making the equivalent of your average person here taking living expenses into account or if they really are poor.

This is probably all coming out wrong but if the wages are so low then why are we tipping like we're in North America? Shouldn't it be comparitive to how much they make? At a bar in Toronto I would tip a buck a drink to a guy who probably makes $40k a year. So why would I tip a buck a drink to someone who makes $4k a year? Seems like overkill. It would be like me tipping a $100 a drink in Toronto.

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6. Re: How Much Does a Resort Worker Make?

does not sound like an employee parking lot, could be guests that live with in driving distance. as to tipping a dollar a drink, most people dont tip that much/often, we usually take 100 $ for a week for all tips.

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Tip a dollar doesnt mean much to us but to them it means somuch more. So if ur happy with the service ur gettin, then tip.

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8. Re: How Much Does a Resort Worker Make?

this post , is turning into tipping???

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9. Re: How Much Does a Resort Worker Make?

Those cars most likely belonged to management and not bartenders, etc

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10. Re: How Much Does a Resort Worker Make?

Those cars belong either to upper management or more likely hotel guests. Belive me your maid, bartender, gardener are not driving MDXs or 4-runners or any other like Jeepeta.

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