Head Housekeeper Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Head Housekeepers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $10.00 per hour. The majority of Head Housekeepers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to over a third, and roughly a fourth earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$22,423 - $50,629

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$8.19 - $14.90

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,423 - $50,629  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,027  
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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$17,419 - $39,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.19 - $14.90  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $1.66  
Overtime
$8.40 - $20.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,027  
   
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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$17,419 - $39,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 213
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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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $21K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $24K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Head Housekeepers make a median salary of $25K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

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Experience Affects Head Housekeeper Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 62%
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