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Executive Housekeeper Salary

Executive Housekeepers in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $40K per year. With some bonuses approaching $5K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $2K, overall incomes of Executive Housekeepers spread between $22K and $59K depending on individual performance. While the company and years of experience impact pay for this group, location is the most influential factor. Although more than a third lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and over one-half get dental coverage, too. Work is enjoyable for Executive Housekeepers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$26,822 - $59,921
(Median)
$27K
$40K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,320
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$8.79 - $19.33
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$8
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$19
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,822 - $59,921  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,025  
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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$22,177 - $58,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 922
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.79 - $19.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20 - $0.46  
Overtime
$10.49 - $24.90  
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 - $5,025  
   
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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$22,177 - $58,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 286
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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. Going from Executive Housekeeper to Director of Housekeeping is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $50K. Many others choose to work as Assistant Hotel General Managers, where pay is typically $35K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Housekeeper


Executive Housekeepers flock to Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Best Western International, Inc., highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Employees of Marriott International, Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $46K; however, pay is widely dispersed from bottom to top, ranging from $24K to $82K. Other big spenders include Holiday Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, and Residence Inn By Marriott, top-paying firms where Executive Housekeepers see paychecks nearing $39K, $35K, or $35K.

Considering that the median salary at Holiday Inn Express is a shallow $21K, it is not surprising that this employer ranks last in compensation relative to (and far behind) other companies in the same line of work — their median pay is less than half of the top paying employer's rate. Other low-paying employers include Courtyard by Marriott at $26K and Best Western International, Inc. at $29K, though some Executive Housekeepers there earn up to $39K.

Popular Skills for Executive Housekeeper


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Spanish Language, Operations Management, People Management, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Inventory Management and Customer Service. Those educated in Operations Management tend to be well versed in Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Housekeeper

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Executive Housekeepers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $32K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $40K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $43K in this role. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $44K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 66 percent, Executive Housekeepers in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Executive Housekeepers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+66 percent), Seattle (+39 percent), Las Vegas (+36 percent), and Boston (+30 percent). Falling short of the national average by 17 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Charlotte. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Tampa (11 percent less) and Columbus (2 percent less).

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



People Management
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National Average
$38,000

Scheduling
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 198 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

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: 36%
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