Executive Housekeepers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $41K per year on average. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city and experience level. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Executive Housekeepers (81 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than two-fifths are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by over one-half and dental insurance is reported by nearly one-half. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$26,389 - $60,054
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MEDIAN: $40,705
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$9.14 - $19.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$26,389 - $60,054  
   
Bonus
$446.98 - $6,651  
Profit Sharing
$1,850  
Commission
$6,000  
Total Pay (?
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$21,091 - $56,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 483
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.14 - $19.37  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13 - $4.97  
Overtime
$13.41 - $24.25  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$446.98 - $6,651  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,850  
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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$21,091 - $56,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 321

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Executive Housekeeper


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At the upper end, Executive Housekeepers who move into an Operations Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Operations Managers is a much higher $59K per year. Executive Housekeepers moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Directors of Housekeeping or Hotel General Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $15K higher and $17K higher, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Housekeeper


Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn, Residence Inn By Marriott, and Marriott International, Inc. are all popular places to work. Hyatt Hotels offers the largest salaries in town — $55K on average. Executive Housekeepers can also look forward to large paychecks at DoubleTree ($51K), Marriott International, Inc. ($46K), and Holiday Inn ($35K).

With a reported median salary of only $23K, Holiday Inn Express easily takes the cake for lowest-paying firm in town; earnings are less than half of the top paying employer's rate. Comfort Inn and Suites, Best Western International, Inc., and Hampton Inn also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $26K, $27K, and $27K.

Popular Skills for Executive Housekeeper


Executive Housekeepers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Spanish Language, Operations Management, and People Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent, 15 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. Those familiar with Operations Management also tend to know Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Housekeeper

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Executive Housekeepers. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $28K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $36K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $40K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $45K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,795

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Executive Housekeepers, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Executive Housekeepers will also find cushy salaries in Las Vegas (+51 percent), New York (+49 percent), Fort Lauderdale (+45 percent), and Orlando (+42 percent). The lowest-paying market is Indianapolis, which sits 19 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Richmond (11 percent lower) and Columbus (6 percent lower).

Executive Housekeeper Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Executive Housekeeper?

Executive Housekeeper in Spearfish:
"Get ready to multi-task."
Pros: Fast paced, and unpredictable environment. Never a dull moment and gives me a great work out daily which ensures I stay fit. Small summer bonus given. Owner/Boss is very easy to get along with and understanding when I have a family thing come up.
Cons: Hard to find and keep good and reliable help. Very hard on my back at times and often feel pains. I feel I am under compensated for everything I oversee. Can be very stressful and overwhelming at times.

Executive Housekeeper in Louisville:
"Housekeeper."
Pros: I enjoy meeting new people, My boss is a great guy too work for. And all my housekeepers are hard workers.
Cons: When my housekeepers quit on short notice. Or they are late.

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Key Stats for Executive Housekeeper

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.
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Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Executive Housekeeper Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Executive Housekeeper Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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