Hotel Housekeeping Aide/Attendant/Assistant Salary

The average Hotel Housekeeping Aide in the United States earns approximately $9.09 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $7.51 per hour, and the top verges on $13.77. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Hotel Housekeeping Aides (83 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over a half lack coverage. On the flip side, just over two-fifths have medical insurance and over a third receive dental plans. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$14,436 - $65,889
(Median)
$14K
$29K
$66K
MEDIAN: $28,852
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$7.51 - $13.77
(Median)
$7
$9
$14
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$14,436 - $65,889  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $309.13  
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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$15,599 - $31,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.51 - $13.77  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.02 - $1.62  
Overtime
$1.39 - $18.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $309.13  
   
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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$15,599 - $31,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 374
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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.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $19K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $20K. Hotel Housekeeping Aides bring in $21K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $19K by contrast.

Hotel Housekeeping Aide/Attendant/Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Hotel Housekeeping Aide/Attendant/Assistant?

Hotel Housekeeping Aide/Attendant/Assistant in Jacksonville:
"Life of a Hotel Attendant."
Pros: Meeting new people. Growing relationships with extended stay guests. My team at my location is a joy to work with. Always doing events and we have lots of fun at them.
Cons: Occasional bad guests with bad attitudes but I guess that happens to everyone.

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Experience Affects Hotel Housekeeping Aide/Attendant/Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$19,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 54%
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