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Head Housekeeper Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Head Housekeepers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $9.99 per hour. Most Head Housekeepers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to around one in three, and about a fourth earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$20,978 - $48,485
(Median)
$21K
$28K
$48K
MEDIAN: $27,662
10%
50%
90%

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$8.25 - $15.99
(Median)
$8
$10
$16
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
$20,978 - $48,485  
   
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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$17,457 - $41,210  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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
$8.25 - $15.99  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20 - $1.23  
Overtime
$7.89 - $19.49  
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.
)
$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).
)
$17,457 - $41,210  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 211

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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 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. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $25K in this role. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $24K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Head Housekeeper Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$23,000

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
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 64%