Executive Housekeeper Salary

Executive Housekeepers aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $41K annually. In the world of Executive Housekeepers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $2K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $22K and $58K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the company, followed by geography and years of experience. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — over a third lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and a little over a half receive dental plans. The vast majority (80 percent) of Executive Housekeepers who took the survey are female. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job.

$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. Typical career progression for an Executive Housekeeper involves becoming a Director of Housekeeping or a Hotel General Manager, roles that pay $12K more and $14K more on average.

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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. Those at Hyatt Hotels can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $55K. Executive Housekeepers will also find cushy salaries at Marriott International, Inc. (+$46K), Holiday Inn (+$38K), and Hilton Garden Inn (+$35K).

The smallest paychecks in the field are found at Holiday Inn Express, where the median salary is a mere $23K, less than half of the top paying company's rate. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Homewood Suites by Hilton at $27K, and Hampton Inn where $27K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Executive Housekeepers there earn up to $40K.

Popular Skills for Executive Housekeeper


Survey results suggest that Executive Housekeepers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. 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. 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 a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. 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. Executive Housekeepers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $42K. Executive Housekeepers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $45K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,751

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

With a pay rate for Executive Housekeepers that is 66 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Executive Housekeepers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+52 percent), Las Vegas (+39 percent), Seattle (+39 percent), and Chicago (+32 percent). Falling short of the national average by 13 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Columbus. Below-median salaries also turn up in Charlotte and Tampa (7 percent lower).

Executive Housekeeper Reviews

What is it like working as an Executive Housekeeper?

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
$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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