Executive Housekeeper Salary

Executive Housekeepers in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $40K annually. Total incomes of Executive Housekeepers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $2K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $22K and $59K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer and years of experience. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Over a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and slightly more than half claim dental coverage as well.

$26,747 - $59,795
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$27K
$40K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,309
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$8.78 - $19.28
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,747 - $59,795  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,029  
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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$22,217 - $58,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 916
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$8.78 - $19.28  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20 - $0.46  
Overtime
$10.43 - $24.94  
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 - $5,029  
   
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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$22,217 - $58,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 280

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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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It's not very common for Executive Housekeepers to move on to become Hotel General Managers. Average pay for a Hotel General Manager is $52K annually. As Executive Housekeepers progress in their field, many go on to become Director of Housekeepings. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and pay for the position is usually $49K per year. Another common career choice for Executive Housekeepers is to move into an Assistant Hotel General Manager role. Typically, Assistant Hotel General Managers get paid $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 among the top companies that take on many Executive Housekeepers. Executive Housekeepers flock to Marriott International, Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $46K lead the pack in compensation; however, Marriott International, Inc. also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $24K at one end to $82K at the other end. Soaring salaries can also be found at Holiday Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, and Residence Inn By Marriott, where earnings of $37K, $36K, or $33K are standard for Executive Housekeepers.

Known for its small paychecks, Holiday Inn Express actually ranks last in the field for salary, reporting a median income of $21K — less than half of the top paying company's rate. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Courtyard by Marriott at $26K, and Hampton Inn where $29K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Executive Housekeepers there earn up to $39K.

Popular Skills for Executive Housekeeper


Executive Housekeepers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Spanish Language, Operations Management, People Management, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Inventory Management and Customer Service. The majority of those who know 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $32K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $39K. Executive Housekeepers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $43K. Executive Housekeepers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $44K.

Pay Difference by Location


New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Executive Housekeepers, 64 percent above the national average. Executive Housekeepers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Las Vegas (+36 percent), San Diego (+34 percent), Seattle (+32 percent), and Boston (+31 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Charlotte, 17 percent below the national average. Tampa and Memphis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 11 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively.

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 203 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

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