General guideline for wage expectations for various types of jobs in Banff and area.
Front Desk/Reservations: Expect to get $12.20 to $15 per hour for these positions.
Housekeeping: Expect to get $12.20 to $15 per hour for these positions.
Retail: Expect between $12.20 and $16 per hour in most retail stores.
Serving: Wage for servers is between $12.20 per hour plus tips, although be prepared for day time tips to be less than those for evening/night shifts.
Serving: Expect to get between $12.20 per hour plus tips for a serving position.
Bar Tending: Expect $12.20 per hour for these positions in addition to tips.
Night Audit: You’re working an over-night shift so wages tend to be a little higher than front desk positions at around $13 to $17 per hour. But you do have more responsibilities as well.
If you love to ski then working the ski hills is a great option for you in winter. Wages generally start at $12.20 per hour and positions come with lots of perks such as discounted meals and reduced transport to the ski fields.
There are three hills in the area:
- Mt Norquay which overlooks Banff
- Sunshine Village is between Banff and Lake Louise
- Lake Louise Ski Area is in the Lake Louise area
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