Executive Housekeeper Salary

Executive Housekeepers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $40K per year on average. Final cash compensation to Executive Housekeepers varies from around $22K to approximately $59K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $2K, respectively. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by location, followed by the company and experience level. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. While more than a third report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and a little more than half have dental, as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$27,053 - $59,977
(Median)
$27K
$40K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,466
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$8.79 - $19.32
(Median)
$8
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,053 - $59,977  
   
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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$22,439 - $58,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 925
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.79 - $19.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20 - $0.46  
Overtime
$10.63 - $24.95  
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 - $5,039  
   
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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$22,439 - $58,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | 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

  • 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. The most common career progression for Executive Housekeepers leads to becoming a Director of Housekeeping, where average pay is $50K annually. However, many Executive Housekeepers also opt to become Assistant Hotel General Managers. Typically, an Assistant Hotel General Manager brings home $35K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Housekeeper


Known for taking on a considerable number of Executive Housekeepers, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Best Western International, Inc. are leading firms in the industry. 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. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Holiday Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, and Residence Inn By Marriott, top-paying firms where Executive Housekeepers rake in a decent $39K, $35K, or $35K, respectively.

With a median salary of only $21K (less than half of the top paying employer's rate), Holiday Inn Express lags significantly in the earnings department. 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 diverse set of skills 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. The majority of those who know 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 with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average beginner in this position makes around $32K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $40K. Executive Housekeepers bring in $43K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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


San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Executive Housekeepers, 66 percent above the national average. Executive Housekeepers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+66 percent), Seattle (+45 percent), Las Vegas (+36 percent), and Chicago (+32 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 17 percent south of the national average, can be found in Charlotte. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Tampa (7 percent lower) and Columbus (3 percent lower).

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
29%
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: 37%
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