Hotel Housekeeper Salary
A Hotel Housekeeper earns an average wage of $9.12 per hour. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s wage. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
|Total Pay (||$15,226 - $23,561|
|Hourly Rate||$7.49 - $11.09|
|Total Pay (||$15,226 - $23,561|
Job Description for Hotel Housekeeper
The position of hotel housekeeper requires the completion of a number of tasks for both coworkers and guests in a hotel environment. A professional appearance is required, and a uniform is generally provided. These housekeepers follow a task list for completing each individual room within the hotel after customers have checked out. This includes checking the inventory of items within each room and reporting any missing items to management. Other tasks include cleaning floors, changing and making beds, replenishing novelty items and toiletries in guest rooms, emptying trash throughout the property, dusting, and cleaning windows.Read More...
Light maintenance often required includes changing light bulbs, steam cleaning, and shampooing carpets. Another task is reporting areas that need major repair. On occasion, housekeepers are required to assist in the movement, removal, and rearrangement of furniture. Mattresses in guest rooms must also be flipped on a rotating schedule. Housekeeping duties require a variety of other tasks, including preparing and sorting laundry, creating chemical mixtures for cleaning, and providing requested items to guests.
No special education is required for the position of hotel housekeeper. Housekeepers should be able to communicate clearly with management, coworkers, and guests at the property. The work is mostly physical and requires the ability to bend and stoop. The ability to pick up heavy loads is also required. As the position requires continuous movement throughout the shift, the ability to work in a standing position for an entire shift is required. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Hotel Housekeeper Tasks
- Seal, wax, and buff floors and hard surfaces.
- Assist painters and security engineers when assigned.
- Clean sidewalks, including sweeping, raking leaves and shoveling snow.
- Clean individual units when vacated or requested.
- Sweep, mop, wash, dust and vacuum designated areas.
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Pay by Experience Level for Hotel Housekeeper
Pay by Experience for a Hotel Housekeeper has a positive trend. An entry-level Hotel Housekeeper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hotel Housekeeper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Hotel Housekeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 16 salaries. A Hotel Housekeeper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 7 salaries.
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