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Hotel Housekeeping Aide/Attendant/Assistant Salary

Hotel Housekeeping Aides in the United States take home an average $8.86 per hour. Pay ranges from $7.43 per hour on the low end to $13.55 on the high end. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. The vast majority of Hotel Housekeeping Aides (86 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Although slightly less than half have medical coverage and over a third have dental coverage, slightly more than half claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Hotel Housekeeping Aides. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$14,795 - $65,326
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25,602
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$7.43 - $13.55
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$14,795 - $65,326  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $493.16  
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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$15,480 - $31,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.43 - $13.55  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.02 - $1.83  
Overtime
$1.21 - $18.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $493.16  
   
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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$15,480 - $31,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 383
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Job Description for Hotel Housekeeping Aide/Attendant/Assistant

Hotel housekeeping aides/attendants/assistants are responsible for helping with all aspects of upkeep and preparation for their company's accommodations. They assist guests with any needs, such as cleaning issues or broken hotel equipment or furniture, as well as coordinate repairs by contacting the appropriate hotel department and ensuring the issue is resolved in a timely fashion. If needed, hotel housekeeping aids deliver and set up replacement furniture or equipment to the guest’s room. These aides may also assist housekeepers by maintaining housekeeper carts and equipment, as well as restock linens in appropriate storage areas to make them readily available for housekeepers. As housekeeping aides work, they actively seek out any cleaning or maintenance tasks that may be required, such as placing caution signs or cleaning trash in public areas. They are also responsible for notifying other staff about hazards such as chemical spills and other accidents that occur.

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Hotel Housekeeping Aide/Attendant/Assistant Tasks

  • Disinfect and wash beds and trash cans as scheduled.
  • Perform deep cleaning of rooms as assigned.
  • Fill cart with supplies and transport cart to assigned area.
  • Clean rooms on a daily basis.
  • Clean accidental spills and carries out cleaning tasks other than daily routine.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hotel Housekeeping Aide/Attendant/Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average inexperienced worker earns $19K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $19K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $21K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $19K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Experience Affects Hotel Housekeeping Aide/Attendant/Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$19,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 52%