Housekeeping Manager Salary (United States)

Housekeeping Managers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich in their field; they only make around $37,670 annually on average. Compensation ranges from $24,661 on the low end to $53,757 per year on the high end. Residency is the main element affecting pay for this group—experience level and the particular employer are driving factors as well. While about a third report receiving no health benefits, 64 percent do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. Female Housekeeping Managers are more prevalent than men—60 percent of professionals in this field are women. Job satisfaction for Housekeeping Managers is high. The figures in this overview are derived from responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Housekeeping Manager Salary (?
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$28,272 - $54,826
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Housekeeping Manager Salary (?
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$9.23 - $19.68
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,272 - $54,826  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,131  
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$24,661 - $53,757  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 767
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$0$9$18$27
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$9.23 - $19.68  
   
Overtime
$12.22 - $25.02  
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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$0.00 - $4,131  
   
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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$24,661 - $53,757  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 208
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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 advance into the role of a Hotel General Manager—while rather uncommon—bring in an extra $14,093 per year. Housekeeping Managers go on to become Housekeeping Directors more often than anything else, where paychecks are higher by $11,860. Housekeeping Managers will find lower salaries (-$6,808) when they move into a Housekeeping and Janitorial Manager role, another well-traveled path for those in this field.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Housekeeping Manager

The biggest paychecks can be found at Healthcare Services Group, Inc.—the median salary there is $31,358; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with salaries starting at only $19,892 and climbing to $38K.
Bringing up the rear, Hampton Inn's median pay of $28,665 is the lowest in town; however, employee salaries widely range, with some making up to $43,500. Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Holiday Inn ($29,500) and Healthcare Services Group, Inc. ($31,358).

Popular Skills for Housekeeping Manager

Housekeeping Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Operations Management is considered a valuable skill and can increase employee pay by 13 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Budget Management, Scheduling, and Order Inventory. Those familiar with Scheduling also tend to know 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, experience in the field does not tend to play a major role in salary decisions; in general, pay does not go up drastically with more experience, and earnings grow incrementally instead. After five to 10 years, compensation can go from $35K to $39K. After 10 to 20 years, salary hovers around $41K. As Housekeeping Managers reach two decades on the job, salary growth continues, albeit at a slower pace, with pay averaging $46K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 23 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 11 percent. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience—of those surveyed, more than half land within this range.

Pay Difference By Location

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New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago, the three biggies cities in America, are lucrative areas where pay is higher than the national average. Falling short of the national average by 17 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Jacksonville. Workers in Seattle and Columbus earn less than others in this profession; their -5 percent and -3 percent-salaries fall short of the national average.

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Experience Affects Housekeeping Manager Salaries

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$38,000

Skills That Affect Housekeeping Manager Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 176 votes.

Gender

Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 34%
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