Head Housekeeper Salary

Head Housekeepers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $9.97 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to more than a third, and about one in four earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

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

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$8.19 - $14.77
(Median)
$8
$10
$15
MEDIAN: $9.00
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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
$22,906 - $50,544  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,468  
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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$17,453 - $39,911  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.19 - $14.77  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $1.66  
Overtime
$8.21 - $19.93  
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 - $1,468  
   
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).
)
$17,453 - $39,911  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $21K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $24K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Head Housekeepers make a median salary of $25K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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Experience Affects Head Housekeeper Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

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
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 62%
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