Housekeeping Manager Salary

Housekeeping Managers in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $40K annually. While experience level and the specific company impact pay for this group, geographic location is the most influential factor. Work is enjoyable for Housekeeping Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Housekeeping Managers (62 percent) who took the survey are female. While some workers in this profession — approximately one-third — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$28,762 - $55,915
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$29K
$40K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,650
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$9.39 - $20.49
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$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,762 - $55,915  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,962  
Total Pay (?
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$24,795 - $54,923  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 815
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Hourly Rate
$9.39 - $20.49  
   
Overtime
$12.08 - $27.04  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,962  
   
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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$24,795 - $54,923  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 233
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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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Housekeeping Managers who transition into a Hospital Housekeeping Director role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $56K per year. 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


Dominating the field, Healthcare Services Group, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Holiday Inn, Hampton Inn, and Hilton Garden Inn are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Housekeeping Managers. Hilton Worldwide does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $38K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $32K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $56K.

Offering a median salary of only $27K, Holiday Inn pays the least. Not only that, but the earnings range of $18K to $42K is pretty narrow, too.

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. 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.


Housekeeping Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $35K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $38K. On average, Housekeeping Managers make $41K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $46K.

Pay Difference by Location


Washington is home to an above-average pay rate for Housekeeping Managers, 33 percent higher than the national average. 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). Jacksonville is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 18 percent. Employers in Seattle and Philadelphia also lean toward paying below-median salaries (10 percent lower and 1 percent lower, 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 174 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

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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