Executive Housekeeper Salary

Executive Housekeepers in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $41K per year. Total cash earnings of Executive Housekeepers range from $22K on the low end to $59K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $5K and $2K, respectively. While the particular city and years of experience impact pay for this group, the company is the most influential factor. For the most part, Executive Housekeepers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a majority have medical coverage and a little more than half have dental coverage, more than a third claim no health benefits at all. Executive Housekeepers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 80 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,051 - $59,895

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$8.78 - $19.24

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$27,051 - $59,895  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,040  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $2,469  
Total Pay (?
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$22,426 - $58,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 945
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$8.78 - $19.24  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20 - $0.46  
Overtime
$10.55 - $24.74  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,040  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $2,469  
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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$22,426 - $58,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 298
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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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While Executive Housekeepers do not often become Hotel General Managers, the job pays $52K per year on average. A Director of Housekeeping role is the most common promotion for Executive Housekeepers moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $50K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Executive Housekeepers is an Assistant Hotel General Manager position, where earnings are usually $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 top-notch employers for Executive Housekeepers in this area. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Hyatt Hotels offers the most; Executive Housekeepers earn $54K on average there. Marriott International, Inc., Holiday Inn, and Hilton Garden Inn are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Executive Housekeepers earning around $46K, $39K, or $35K at each firm, respectively.

Earnings fall especially short at Holiday Inn Express, where the median salary of $21K is the lowest in the field, 155 percent lower than the top payer. Other low-paying employers include Courtyard by Marriott at $28K and Best Western International, Inc. at $29K, though some Executive Housekeepers there earn up to $40K.

Popular Skills for Executive Housekeeper


Survey results imply that Executive Housekeepers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Spanish Language, Operations Management, People Management, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Inventory Management and Customer Service. Most people experienced in 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 do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $32K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $40K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Executive Housekeepers make a median salary of $43K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $44K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location


New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Executive Housekeepers, 63 percent higher than the national average. Executive Housekeepers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+38 percent), Las Vegas (+35 percent), Chicago (+32 percent), and Fort Lauderdale (+31 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 17 percent south of the national average, can be found in Charlotte. Below-median salaries also turn up in Tampa and Columbus (7 percent lower and 3 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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National Average
$38,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 194 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 37%
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