Housekeeping Supervisor Salary
The average wage for a Housekeeping Supervisor is $12.48 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
|Salary||$22,516 - $49,434|
|Bonus||$77.28 - $2,007|
|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).)
|$20,149 - $40,524|
|Hourly Rate||$9.47 - $17.54|
|Hourly Tips||$0.07 - $1.64|
|Overtime||$13.98 - $25.06|
|Bonus||$77.28 - $2,007|
|Total Pay (||$20,149 - $40,524|
Job Description for Housekeeping Supervisor
A housekeeping supervisor is normally employed by hotels and hotel chains to oversee the upkeep and maintenance of guest rooms. As a supervisor, they generally oversee staff to ensure that standards are met and work is accomplished in a timely manner. This may be a salaried position or a supervisory position filled by an hourly employee.Read More...
The housekeeping supervisor usually handles the scheduling of staff, which they must perform in a way that remains within budget but also ensures adequate cleaning and turnover of rooms. The supervisor are expected to schedule the rooms or sections of the hotel that each subordinate will clean. He or she usually consults with the front desk and management to determine which guests are checking out and how many new arrivals are expected, and they work to help the desk get new residents to their rooms in an expedient manner. The housekeeping supervisor is also be expected to enforce standards of cleanliness and room readiness. They participate in room cleaning, as well as inspect and review the work performed by housekeepers and laundry workers under their supervision.
To be a housekeeping supervisor, experience is generally weighed more heavily by employers than formal education. Most institutions look to fill this position from within, or they hire outside individuals with extensive institutional housekeeping experience. Persons in this job normally work early in the morning, with the work shift finished by the late afternoon. Because of the around-the-clock nature of hotels, a supervisor normally is present or on call seven days per week, so someone in this field should expect that weekend and holiday work may be required.
Housekeeping Supervisor Tasks
- Lead, inspect, and direct all housekeeping activities to ensure cleanliness and regular schedules.
- Keep all documentation, work records, budgets, and payroll for the housekeeping staff.
- Respond to requests and complaints about rooms, services and equipment.
- Maintain room, supply and linen inventory and computer records.
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Pay by Experience Level for Housekeeping Supervisor
Pay by Experience for a Housekeeping Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Housekeeping Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 644 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Housekeeping Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 380 salaries. An experienced Housekeeping Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 293 salaries. A Housekeeping Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 143 salaries.
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