Night Auditor Salary

Median pay for Night Auditors in the United States is around $10.42 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $8.20 per hour and $13.88. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company and tenure. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Night Auditors making up 52 percent of survey respondents. The majority of Night Auditors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although nearly two in five have medical coverage and about a third have dental coverage, the larger part claim no health benefits at all. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$17,687 - $45,000

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$8.20 - $13.88

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$17,687 - $45,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $401.91  
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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$17,185 - $30,631  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.20 - $13.88  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.23  
Overtime
$11.93 - $20.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $401.91  
   
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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$17,185 - $30,631  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,421
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Job Description for Night Auditor

Night auditors work at the front desk of hotels during the night (or third) shift, so they usually work between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. Night auditors generally balance accounting books, complete and transmit daily management accounting reports and supporting documents, and transmit and settle credit card batches. While it is common for night auditors to handle account matters for the hotel, it is not uncommon for them to also handle functions of the front desk staff. They can be found acting as a guest service representative doing room reservations, stocking linens and supplies, delivering notices to guests, answering phone calls, and providing guests with towels, blankets, pillows and other items as needed.

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Night Auditor Tasks

  • Check guests in and out and process payments.
  • Update customers’ accounts to reflect daily room rates and other fees incurred.
  • Balance and ensure the accuracy of the day’s transactions at a hotel.
  • Respond to customer needs and answer questions.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Night Auditor


Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, and Best Western International, Inc. are top-notch employers for Night Auditors in this area. Night Auditors in search of the best pay head to Courtyard by Marriott, where the median salary rolls in at $25K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $31K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $20K. Residence Inn By Marriott, Hilton Garden Inn, and Hilton Worldwide also offer top salaries for Night Auditors. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $25K, $24K, and $24K, respectively.

Pay for Night Auditors is the lowest at Days Inn, which has a median salary of $17K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $26K. Comfort Inn and Suites, Hampton Inn, and Holiday Inn Express also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $19K for all three.

Popular Skills for Night Auditor


Survey results imply that Night Auditors put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Computer Service, Bookkeeping, Microsoft Office, and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. The majority of those who know Auditing also know Customer Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Night Auditor

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


For Night Auditors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $21K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $24K. Night Auditors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $24K. Night Auditors who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $25K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Night Auditors, 52 percent above the national average. Night Auditors will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+42 percent), Los Angeles (+29 percent), San Diego (+13 percent), and New Orleans (+10 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Antonio, 14 percent below the national average. Tampa and Memphis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 4 percent less than the median.

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Experience Affects Night Auditor Salaries




National Average
$22,000


Skills That Affect Night Auditor Salaries

Bookkeeping
up arrow 6%

Computer Service
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Auditing
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$22,000

Accounting
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 306 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 40% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 58%
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