Executive Housekeeper Salary

Those pursuing careers as Executive Housekeepers in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $41K 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. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is residence, though the company and experience level have a (lesser) impact as well. While some workers in this profession — more than a third — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and just over a half have dental insurance. There are far more female Executive Housekeepers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 80 percent. The majority of Executive Housekeepers claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$27,102 - $60,020
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$27K
$41K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,521
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$8.80 - $19.38
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,102 - $60,020  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,039  
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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$22,460 - $58,815  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 935
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$8.80 - $19.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20 - $0.46  
Overtime
$10.63 - $24.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,039  
   
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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$22,460 - $58,815  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 301
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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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Executive Housekeepers do not often transition into Hotel General Manager roles. The role averages $52K per year. 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


Many Executive Housekeepers can be found at Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Best Western International, Inc., firms that are at the top of the field. 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 $25K at one end to $79K at the other end. Other leaders in compensation levels are Holiday Inn at $39K, Hilton Garden Inn at $35K, and Residence Inn By Marriott, where Executive Housekeepers annually earn $35K.

The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is Holiday Inn Express, where the median salary is just $21K — less than half of the top paying employer's rate. 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


Executive Housekeepers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. 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. 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.


For many Executive Housekeepers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $32K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $40K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $43K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $44K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Executive Housekeepers that is 63 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Executive Housekeepers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+45 percent), Las Vegas (+35 percent), Chicago (+31 percent), and Fort Lauderdale (+31 percent). In Charlotte, salaries are 17 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Workers in Tampa and Columbus earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (8 percent less and 3 percent less, 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



People Management
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National Average
$38,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 193 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: 62% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 36%
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