Director, Housekeeping Salary
|Salary||$34,759 - $78,581|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $9,886|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$30,577 - $77,902|
|Hourly Rate||$9.61 - $24.86|
|Overtime||$1.53 - $55.79|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $9,886|
|Total Pay (||$30,577 - $77,902|
Job Description for Director, Housekeeping
A director of housekeeping can work at a variety of different places, such as a hotel, an apartment building, or a nursing facility. The director of housekeeping will oversee a staff of housekeepers. The director of housekeeping may also have to carry out housekeeping duties personally. It is important to make sure that staff are performing duties in a professional and thorough manner.Read More...
The director may have to carry out evaluations and provide reports and employee feedback, so that duties can be improved. The housekeeping staff may have to keep various areas clean, such as outdoor areas, rooms, and public areas. All of the areas being overseen should be cleaned in a sanitary, orderly, and safe manner, to make the areas comfortable for those who live in or visit the premises. Another aspect of cleaning may be carrying out a laundry service. It is important that all staff are performing duties within the scope of safety regulations, which are established by the cleaning company and by local and federal laws.
Some computer skills may be necessary, in order to communicate with management and to carry out payroll and accounting duties. Some jobs will require a high school diploma, while others may require some college schooling in hospitality. Others will simply rely on housekeeping experience.
Director, Housekeeping Tasks
- Supervise the housekeeping staff at a hotel, hospital, etc., and ensure that the staff maintains high standards of room cleanliness.
- Train the housekeeping staff in proper procedures to follow, hotel policies, and job safety.
- Handle administrative tasks such as generating staff work schedules, ordering cleaning supplies, and managing the housekeeping budget.
- Monitor the work of housekeepers, inspect rooms, and investigate customer complaints.
Common Career Paths for Director, Housekeeping
For Directors of Housekeeping, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Directors of Housekeeping earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Hospital Housekeeping Director. Becoming a Housekeeping and Janitorial Manager or a Hotel General Manager is often the next step for a Director of Housekeeping.
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Popular Skills for Director, Housekeeping
Directors of Housekeeping report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Accounts Payable, Operations Management, Budget Management, and Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 9 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Attendance. Most people familiar with Budget Management also know Operations Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Director, Housekeeping
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $40K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $51K. Directors of Housekeeping bring in $55K after working for 10 to 20 years. Directors of Housekeeping with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.
Pay Difference by Location
Surpassing the national average by 44 percent, Directors of Housekeeping in Boston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Directors of Housekeeping will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+41 percent), New York (+31 percent), Las Vegas (+27 percent), and Orlando (+27 percent). Directors of Housekeeping in Columbus report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 29 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Employers pay around 22 percent less in Tampa and 21 percent less in Louisville, below-median salaries for those in this field.
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