Executive Housekeepers aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $41K per year. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company and tenure. Most Executive Housekeepers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Although about two in five lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and close to one-half get dental coverage, too. Most Executive Housekeepers survey respondents are women (78 percent).

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$26,158 - $60,740  
   
Bonus
$392.54 - $6,930  
Profit Sharing
$1,850  
Commission
$6,000  
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$21,189 - $57,756  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 486
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.09 - $19.77  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13 - $4.97  
Overtime
$13.39 - $23.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$392.54 - $6,930  
   
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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$21,189 - $57,756  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 297
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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

  • Purchase linens and housekeeping supplies.
  • Oversee inspection program.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Executive Housekeeper


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For Executive Housekeepers, progressing to an Operations Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, an Operations Manager can earn $59K annually. It is quite typical for Executive Housekeepers to transition into roles as Directors of Housekeeping or Hotel General Managers, where reported median earnings are $14K and $17K higher per year.

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Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn, Marriott International, Inc., and Hilton Garden Inn are among the top companies that take on many Executive Housekeepers. Hyatt Hotels offers the largest salaries in town — $55K on average. Other big spenders include Marriott International, Inc., Holiday Inn, and Residence Inn By Marriott, top-paying firms where Executive Housekeepers see paychecks nearing $46K, $35K, or $35K.

The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is Holiday Inn Express, where the median salary is 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 $27K, though some Executive Housekeepers there earn up to $45K.

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 26 percent, 13 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. It is often found that people who know Operations Management are also skilled in Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Housekeeper

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


Executive Housekeepers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $29K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $36K. Executive Housekeepers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $41K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $45K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,334

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

Washington is home to an above-average pay rate for Executive Housekeepers, 70 percent higher than the national average. Executive Housekeepers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+51 percent), Las Vegas (+48 percent), Fort Lauderdale (+43 percent), and Chicago (+42 percent). The lowest-paying market is Indianapolis, which sits 20 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Richmond and Columbus (12 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

Executive Housekeeper Reviews

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.

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
$35,000


Skills That Affect Executive Housekeeper Salaries





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National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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