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Executive Housekeeper Salary

Executive Housekeepers aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $40K per year. Total cash compensation to Executive Housekeepers approaches anywhere from $22K on the lower end to $59K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $5K from bonuses and upwards of $2K from profit sharing. While the company and tenure impact pay for this group, geography is the most influential factor. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Executive Housekeepers making up 78 percent. Although more than a third lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$26,771 - $60,054
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MEDIAN: $40,270
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$8.73 - $19.35
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$26,771 - $60,054  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,025  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $2,384  
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).
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$22,145 - $59,120  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 865
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.73 - $19.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20 - $0.46  
Overtime
$4.60 - $25.16  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,025  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $2,384  
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).
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$22,145 - $59,120  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 252
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Job Description for Executive Housekeeper

The position of executive housekeeper is a supervisory job, usually in the hospitality field. Hotels and resorts employ executive housekeepers in hands-on and administrative roles to help maintain the quality of guest-related housecleaning work.

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Executive Housekeeper Tasks

  • Oversee inspection program.
  • Perform short and long term planning and management of the hotel’s housekeeping operations.
  • Develop and recommend the budget, labor cost plans and objectives and manages within those approved plans.
  • Purchase linens and housekeeping supplies.

Common Career Paths for Executive Housekeeper


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Though some Executive Housekeepers move into positions like Hotel General Manager (where the average salary is $52K), this progression is not the norm. Becoming a Director of Housekeeping is, more often than not, the most common role that Executive Housekeepers move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. The average salary for the position is $49K. Another frequent advance is for Executive Housekeepers to assume an Assistant Hotel General Manager role; in this role, workers often earn $35K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Housekeeper


Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Best Western International, Inc. are all popular places to work. Although Marriott International, Inc. heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $45K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $23K to $72K. Holiday Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, and Residence Inn By Marriott are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Executive Housekeepers earning around $37K, $37K, or $32K at each firm, respectively.

Holiday Inn Express pays significantly less than other places with a median salary of $21K, less than half of the top paying employer's rate. Other low-paying employers include Hampton Inn at $29K and Best Western International, Inc. at $30K, though some Executive Housekeepers there earn up to $47K.

Popular Skills for Executive Housekeeper


Executive Housekeepers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Spanish Language, Operations Management, People Management, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Inventory Management and Customer Service. For most people, competency in Operations Management indicates knowledge of Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Housekeeper

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Executive Housekeepers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $32K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $40K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Executive Housekeepers make a median salary of $42K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $44K.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Executive Housekeepers in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 65 percent above the national average. Executive Housekeepers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+45 percent), Las Vegas (+34 percent), Boston (+30 percent), and Orlando (+27 percent). Falling short of the national average by 15 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Tampa. Employers pay around 11 percent less in Charlotte and 5 percent less in Memphis, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Executive Housekeeper Reviews

What is it like working as an Executive Housekeeper at Hampton Inn?

Executive Housekeeper in Woodbridge:
"A Lot Of Hard Work Not Enough Pay."
Pros: Working with my coworkers meeting new people and the experience.
Cons: Not being appreciated.

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Experience Affects Executive Housekeeper Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Executive Housekeeper Salaries



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$38,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 189 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 36%