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Head Housekeeper Salary

Women comprise the majority of Head Housekeepers in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $9.91 per hour on average. Around one in three report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly one in four collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,762 - $50,152
(Median)
$23K
$30K
$50K
MEDIAN: $29,855
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50%
90%

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$8.18 - $14.62
(Median)
$8
$9
$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
$22,762 - $50,152  
   
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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$17,346 - $38,719  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.18 - $14.62  
   
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).
)
$17,346 - $38,719  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 210
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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.


Head Housekeepers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. 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. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $25K. Head Housekeepers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

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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
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

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
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 63%
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