Head Housekeeper Salary

Head Housekeepers in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $10.48 per hour for pay. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Just under one in three report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a little less than one-fifth collect vision insurance. For the most part, Head Housekeepers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$17,862 - $50,934
$18K
$28K
$51K
MEDIAN: $28,060
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$8.60 - $15.61
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MEDIAN: $10.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$17,862 - $50,934  
   
Bonus
$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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$18,035 - $35,259  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.60 - $15.61  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13 - $20.91  
Overtime
$10.93 - $22.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$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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$18,035 - $35,259  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 214

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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.


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $21K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $23K. Head Housekeepers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $27K. Head Housekeepers who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $26K.

Key Stats for Head Housekeeper

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Head Housekeeper Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Late-Career
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 71%
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