Night Auditor Salary

Pay for Night Auditors in the United States sits in the ballpark of $10.45 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $8.24 per hour to $13.92. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer and tenure. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. 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 about two-fifths have medical coverage and close to one-third have dental coverage, the greater part claim no health benefits at all. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$18,437 - $44,385
(Median)
$18K
$28K
$44K
MEDIAN: $28,112
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$8.24 - $13.92
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$18,437 - $44,385  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $406.45  
Profit Sharing
$575  
Commission
$1,650  
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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$17,272 - $30,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.24 - $13.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.13  
Overtime
$11.99 - $20.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $406.45  
   
Commission
$1,650  
Profit Sharing
$575  
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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$17,272 - $30,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,641
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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


Many Night Auditors can be found at Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hilton Garden Inn, Marriott International, Inc., and Holiday Inn, firms that are at the top of the field. Pay for Night Auditors is best at Courtyard by Marriott, which offers a median salary of $25K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $20K to $30K. Also paying near the top of the field are Hilton Worldwide at $24K, Hilton Garden Inn at $24K, and Residence Inn By Marriott, where Night Auditors annually earn $24K.

Bringing up the rear, Comfort Suites Hotel's median pay of $19K is the lowest in town; however, employee salaries widely range, with some making up to $33K. Also approaching the lower end are Comfort Inn and Suites, Quality Inn & Suites, and Hampton Inn, each paying $19K.

Popular Skills for Night Auditor


Night Auditors report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Bookkeeping, Computer Service, Microsoft Office, and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Systems Computer/Console Operations as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Most people 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. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $21K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $24K. For Night Auditors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $24K. Night Auditors with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $25K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $22,429

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Night Auditors in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 51 percent above the national average. Night Auditors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+29 percent), San Diego (+13 percent), Charlotte (+10 percent), and New Orleans (+9 percent). Trailing the national average by 13 percent, San Antonio is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in Memphis and Tampa earn less than others in this profession; their salaries fall short of the national average by 4 percent.

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Experience Affects Night Auditor Salaries




National Average
$22,000


Skills That Affect Night Auditor Salaries

Bookkeeping
up arrow 5%

Computer Service
up arrow 3%

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%

Systems Computer/Console Operations
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 345 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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