Pay for Housekeeping Managers in the United States is very modest at just $39K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer and experience level. Women make up the majority of Housekeeping Managers (69 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction for Housekeeping Managers is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — around one in three lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and over one-half have dental, too. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$26,434 - $55,132
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MEDIAN: $39,438
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$9.89 - $21.82
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$26,434 - $55,132  
   
Bonus
$253.42 - $5,106  
Total Pay (?
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$23,859 - $53,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 595
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $21.82  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.40  
Overtime
$14.86 - $32.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$253.42 - $5,106  
   
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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$23,859 - $53,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 316

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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 $56K), this progression is not the norm. Going from Housekeeping Manager to Director of Housekeeping is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $50K. Many others choose to work as Executive Housekeepers, where pay is typically $36K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Housekeeping Manager


Housekeeping Managers flock to Healthcare Services Group, Inc., Hampton Inn, Hilton Worldwide, Holiday Inn Express, and Hilton Garden Inn, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc offers the largest salaries in town — $45K on average. Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, and Healthcare Services Group, Inc. are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Housekeeping Managers earning around $43K, $40K, or $32K at each firm, respectively.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Holiday Inn Express at $26K, and Hampton Inn where $29K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Housekeeping Managers there earn up to $44K.

Popular Skills for Housekeeping Manager


Housekeeping Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Training, People Management, and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Budget Management, Scheduling, and Order Inventory. Those educated in Scheduling tend to be well versed in People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Housekeeping Manager

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


For Housekeeping Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $34K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $37K. Housekeeping Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $40K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $43K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,707

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Housekeeping Managers, Washington offers exceptional salaries, 43 percent above the national average. Housekeeping Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+36 percent), New York (+33 percent), San Diego (+29 percent), and Philadelphia (+16 percent). Housekeeping Managers in Omaha make 22 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay.

Housekeeping Manager Reviews

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
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 114 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Housekeeping Manager Salaries




National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Housekeeping Manager Salaries



National Average
$37,000

People Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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