Housekeeping Manager Salary

Pay for Housekeeping Managers in the United States is very modest at just $40K annually. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is location, though the specific employer and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Housekeeping Managers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (68 percent) are women. While over a third report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and approximately half have dental, as well. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$27,119 - $55,236
$27K
$40K
$55K
MEDIAN: $39,860
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$9.95 - $21.50
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MEDIAN: $14.20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,119 - $55,236  
   
Bonus
$248.32 - $5,804  
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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$23,745 - $53,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 556
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $21.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$15.01 - $32.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$248.32 - $5,804  
   
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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$23,745 - $53,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 329

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Housekeeping Manager


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Though some Housekeeping Managers move into positions like Hospital Housekeeping Director (where the average salary is $55K), this progression is not the norm. More often than not, a Director of Housekeeping role is the next step for Housekeeping Managers moving up in the field. Directors of Housekeeping usually make $50K per year. Many other Housekeeping Managers choose to take on an Executive Housekeeper role, where salaries are typically $36K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Housekeeping Manager


Healthcare Services Group, Inc., Holiday Inn Express, Hilton Worldwide, Marriott International, Inc., and Hampton Inn are all popular places to work. Marriott International, Inc. leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $47K. Other big spenders include Hilton Worldwide, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc, and Residence Inn By Marriott, top-paying firms where Housekeeping Managers see paychecks nearing $45K, $45K, or $38K.

The smallest paychecks in the field are found at Holiday Inn Express, where the median salary is a mere $25K, about half the top paying employer's rate. Employees at Holiday Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, and Hampton Inn can also expect below-average earnings of $25K, $29K, and $30K.

Popular Skills for Housekeeping Manager


Survey results show that Housekeeping Managers use a fair number of skills. 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 skilled in Scheduling are similarly competent in People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Housekeeping Manager

Pay by Experience for a Housekeeping Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Housekeeping Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 438 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Housekeeping Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 286 salaries. An experienced Housekeeping Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 236 salaries. A Housekeeping Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 107 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,013

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For those looking to make money, Housekeeping Managers in Washington enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 41 percent above the national average. Housekeeping Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+32 percent), San Diego (+28 percent), Philadelphia (+24 percent), and Boston (+19 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Housekeeping Manager's salary, with Omaha Housekeeping Managers earning salaries that are 22 percent less than the national average. Workers in Tampa and Austin earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (14 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

Housekeeping Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Housekeeping Manager?

Housekeeping Manager in Appleton:
"It's never a dull day!"
Pros: The variety in my job. Some days I'm cleaning rooms, some days I'm in laundry, other days I could be in breakfast and sometimes I'm on the front desk.
Cons: There is no structure. People are not held responsible for there own actions.

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Key Stats for Housekeeping Manager

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 109 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Housekeeping Manager Salaries

▲15%

▲10%

▲1%

National Average
$37,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Housekeeping Manager Salaries


▲4%

National Average
$37,000



▼6%

Budget Management
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 37%