Night Auditor Salary

Night Auditors in the United States take home an average $10.41 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $8.20 per hour to $13.87. Location is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and tenure are driving factors as well. Most Night Auditors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Night Auditors are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 52 percent of the field. Although the greater part lack health benefits of any kind, two in five do enjoy medical insurance, and nearly one in three get dental coverage, too. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$16,434 - $44,698
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$16K
$28K
$45K
MEDIAN: $27,757
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$8.20 - $13.87
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$14
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$16,434 - $44,698  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $400.00  
Total Pay (?
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$17,176 - $30,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.20 - $13.87  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.33  
Overtime
$11.96 - $20.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $400.00  
   
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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$17,176 - $30,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,410
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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


Known for taking on a considerable number of Night Auditors, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, and Comfort Inn and Suites are leading firms in the industry. Although the highest salaries can be found at Courtyard by Marriott where median pay is $25K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $20K and $31K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Residence Inn By Marriott, Hilton Garden Inn, and Hilton Worldwide, where earnings of $25K, $24K, or $24K are standard for Night Auditors.

The lowest salaries can be found at Days Inn — median pay is $17K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $16K and only reaching $26K. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Hampton Inn at $19K, and Comfort Inn and Suites where $19K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Night Auditors there earn up to $31K.

Popular Skills for Night Auditor


Night Auditors report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Computer Service, Bookkeeping, Microsoft Office, and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. Those familiar with Auditing also tend to 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. The average beginner in this position makes around $21K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $24K. Night Auditors bring in $24K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $25K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Night Auditors, New York provides a pay rate that is 52 percent greater than the national average. Night Auditors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like 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, 13 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are Tampa and Memphis (4 percent lower).

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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%

Microsoft Excel
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Customer Service
0%

Customer Relations
0%

National Average
$22,000

Accounting
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 308 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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