Executive Housekeeper Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Executive Housekeepers in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $41K per year. In the world of Executive Housekeepers, overall income ranges from $22K near the bottom to $58K at the top; this can include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $2K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The particular firm is the main element affecting pay for this group — the particular city and tenure are driving factors as well. Women account for the majority of Executive Housekeepers who took the survey — 80 percent to be exact. Work is enjoyable for Executive Housekeepers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While more than a third report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and slightly more than half have dental, as well.

$27,121 - $59,832
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$27K
$41K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,519
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$8.82 - $19.58
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,121 - $59,832  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,053  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $2,466  
Commission
$500  
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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$22,139 - $58,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 955
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$8.82 - $19.58  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.29  
Overtime
$10.74 - $25.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,053  
   
Commission
$500  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $2,466  
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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$22,139 - $58,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 327
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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 who transition into an Operations Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $59K per year. The most common next step for an Executive Housekeeper is to become a Director of Housekeeping or a Hotel General Manager. The former position pays an additional $12K per year on average, and the latter position pays $14K more per year.

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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. Hyatt Hotels attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $55K. Executive Housekeepers will also find cushy salaries at Marriott International, Inc. (+$46K), Holiday Inn (+$38K), and Hilton Garden Inn (+$35K).

Holiday Inn Express reports the lowest median salary in the area by far — it's only $23K, less than half of the top paying employer's rate. Other low-paying employers include Homewood Suites by Hilton at $27K and Hampton Inn at $27K, though some Executive Housekeepers there earn up to $40K.

Popular Skills for Executive Housekeeper


Executive Housekeepers generally report applying a varied skill set 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. For most people, competency in Operations Management indicates knowledge of 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. 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 $40K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $42K in this role. Executive Housekeepers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $45K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,751

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

For Executive Housekeepers, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 66 percent above the national average. Executive Housekeepers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+52 percent), Las Vegas (+39 percent), Seattle (+39 percent), and Chicago (+32 percent). Trailing the national average by 13 percent, Columbus is the market with the smallest paychecks. Charlotte and Tampa are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 7 percent less than the median.

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 194 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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