Executive Housekeeper Salary

Executive Housekeepers aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $41K per year. While the particular city and years of experience impact pay for this group, the particular firm is the most influential factor. The vast majority of Executive Housekeepers (81 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The majority of Executive Housekeepers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — more than two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, slightly more than half have medical insurance and slightly less than one-half receive dental plans. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,354 - $60,779
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$41K
$61K
MEDIAN: $40,620
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$9.18 - $19.62
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MEDIAN: $12.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$26,354 - $60,779  
   
Bonus
$443.85 - $6,954  
Profit Sharing
$1,850  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$21,158 - $57,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 439
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.18 - $19.62  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13 - $4.97  
Overtime
$13.44 - $24.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$443.85 - $6,954  
   
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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$21,158 - $57,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 303
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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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As Executive Housekeepers transition into upper-level roles such as Operations Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Operations Managers earn $59K on average per year. When Executive Housekeepers are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Directors of Housekeeping or Hotel General Managers. Those roles pay an additional $15K and $17K, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Housekeeper


Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Marriott International, Inc., and Residence Inn By Marriott are among the top companies that take on many Executive Housekeepers. The biggest paychecks can be found at Hyatt Hotels — the median salary there is $55K. DoubleTree, Marriott International, Inc., and Hilton Corporation also offer top salaries for Executive Housekeepers. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $51K, $46K, and $45K, respectively.

Relative to other names in the field, compensation is very low at Holiday Inn Express — the median salary comes to just $23K, less than half of the top paying employer's rate. Other low-paying employers include Comfort Inn and Suites at $26K and Hampton Inn at $28K, though some Executive Housekeepers there earn up to $44K.

Popular Skills for Executive Housekeeper


Survey results show that Executive Housekeepers use a fair number of 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, 14 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. Most people familiar with Operations Management also know Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Housekeeper

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


Executive Housekeepers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $28K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $36K. Executive Housekeepers bring in $40K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $46K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,885

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

Surpassing the national average by 72 percent, Executive Housekeepers in Washington receive some of the highest pay in the country. Executive Housekeepers will also find cushy salaries in Las Vegas (+50 percent), New York (+46 percent), Fort Lauderdale (+44 percent), and Orlando (+41 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 19 percent south of the national average, can be found in Indianapolis. Richmond and Columbus are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 11 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

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 111 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Executive Housekeeper Salaries

▲31%

▲15%

▲2%

National Average
$35,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Executive Housekeeper Salaries




▲7%



National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 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
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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