Housekeeping Manager Salary

Housekeeping Managers aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $40K annually. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geographic location, followed by career length and the particular employer. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly one in three lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and the greater part have dental, too. Female Housekeeping Managers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 63 percent of professionals. Job satisfaction for Housekeeping Managers is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,737 - $55,786

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$9.35 - $20.59

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,737 - $55,786  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,966  
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$24,633 - $54,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 816
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Hourly Rate
$9.35 - $20.59  
   
Overtime
$12.79 - $27.44  
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$0.00 - $3,966  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,633 - $54,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 235
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Job Description for Housekeeping Manager

A housekeeping manager is responsible for managing the daily housekeeping operations in companies that have guests in residence, such as hotels and hospitals. They ensure that the housekeeping staff maintains standards of cleanliness and availability in residents' quarters and public areas. These managers also monitor and develop staff through performance observations, evaluations, and counseling. They also hire and plan staffing schedules for employees. Additionally, housekeeping managers may also be responsible for budgeting and forecasting within the department, as well as creating and implementing new policies and procedures.

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Housekeeping Manager Tasks

  • Review quality assurance reports as to physical and cleanliness status of the building.
  • Develop and deliver effective training.
  • Direct and manage all aspects of housekeeping such as scheduling, staffing and quality of cleaning.

Common Career Paths for Housekeeping Manager


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For Housekeeping Managers, progressing to a Hospital Housekeeping Director role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Hospital Housekeeping Director can earn $56K annually. The most common career progression for Housekeeping Managers leads to becoming a Director of Housekeeping, where average pay is $50K annually. However, many Housekeeping Managers also opt to become Executive Housekeepers. Typically, an Executive Housekeeper brings home $36K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Housekeeping Manager


Healthcare Services Group, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, and Hilton Garden Inn are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Housekeeping Managers. Although Hilton Worldwide leads the field in pay with a median salary of $38K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $32K on the low end all the way up to $56K at the top.

Though lagging the field in terms of compensation — Holiday Inn offers the lowest median salary at $27K — pay within the company still varies considerably between $18K and $42K.

Popular Skills for Housekeeping Manager


Housekeeping Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Training, People Management, and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Budget Management, Scheduling, and Order Inventory. Most people who know Scheduling also know People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Housekeeping Manager

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


Housekeeping Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $38K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $35K. Housekeeping Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $40K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $46K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Housekeeping Managers that is 33 percent greater than the national average, Washington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Housekeeping Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+32 percent), San Francisco (+27 percent), San Diego (+25 percent), and Boston (+16 percent). Trailing the national average by 19 percent, Jacksonville is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in Seattle and Philadelphia earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (10 percent less and 1 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Housekeeping Manager Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Housekeeping Manager Salaries


Training
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National Average
$38,000

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Budget Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 172 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 32%
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