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Head Housekeeper Salary

Women account for the majority of Head Housekeepers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $9.93 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to approximately one in three, and approximately one-fourth earn dental coverage. The majority of Head Housekeepers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$21,530 - $48,865
(Median)
$22K
$29K
$49K
MEDIAN: $29,261
10%
50%
90%

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$8.21 - $14.66
(Median)
$8
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $9.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$21,530 - $48,865  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,028  
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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$17,408 - $37,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate 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$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.21 - $14.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20 - $1.23  
Overtime
$7.83 - $19.56  
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$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,028  
   
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).
)
$17,408 - $37,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 208

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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.


For Head Housekeepers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $21K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $24K. Head Housekeepers bring in $24K after working for 10 to 20 years. Head Housekeepers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Head Housekeeper Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 64%
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