Head Housekeeper Salary

Women comprise the majority of Head Housekeepers in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $9.97 per hour on average. Work is enjoyable for Head Housekeepers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Over a third enjoy medical while roughly one in four get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to roughly one in six. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$22,906 - $50,544
(Median)
$23K
$30K
$51K
MEDIAN: $29,586
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90%

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$8.17 - $14.83
(Median)
$8
$10
$15
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,906 - $50,544  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,474  
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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$17,423 - $40,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.17 - $14.83  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $1.66  
Overtime
$8.14 - $19.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,474  
   
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).
)
$17,423 - $40,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 210
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Job Description for Head Housekeeper

Larger hotels and resorts are typical employers for head housekeepers, which are normally supervisory positions that are salaried or hourly with many managerial duties. The head housekeeper has oversight on the entire housekeeping crew and likely reports to a manager, providing feedback and input on the members of the staff. A large portion of the head housekeeper's duties involves inspecting work performed by the cleaning staff at the hotel or resort and providing feedback. The head housekeeper is the first supervisor in charge of ensuring that standards of the institution are met.

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Pay by Experience Level for Head Housekeeper

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $21K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $24K. For Head Housekeepers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $25K. Head Housekeepers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Head Housekeeper Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 62%
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