Median pay for Night Auditors in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $10.72 per hour. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geographic location, followed by the specific employer and years of experience. Most Night Auditors are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Night Auditors making up 51 percent of survey respondents. Some workers in this field — a majority — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by nearly two in five and dental plans are enjoyed by close to one-third. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$19,525 - $46,369
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$46K
MEDIAN: $26,019
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$8.48 - $14.11
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,525 - $46,369  
   
Bonus
$9.91 - $1,957  
Commission
$300.00  
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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$17,811 - $30,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.48 - $14.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.06 - $1.29  
Overtime
$12.82 - $21.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$9.91 - $1,957  
   
Commission
$300.00  
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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$17,811 - $30,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,005

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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


Dominating the field, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn, Marriott International, Inc., and Best Western International, Inc. are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Night Auditors. Although salaries only range from $20K to just $32K, Doubletree Hotels still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $27K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, and Courtyard by Marriott, where earnings of $24K, $24K, or $23K are standard for Night Auditors.

Salaries are easily beat at Comfort Inn and Suites, where median pay comes to just $19K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $16K and ending at $26K, range in salary is rather small. La Quinta Inns & Suites, Holiday Inn Express and Country Inn & Suites By Carlson are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $19K, $19K, and $20K.

Popular Skills for Night Auditor


Night Auditors seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Bilingual, Bookkeeping, Data Entry, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Systems Computer/Console Operations as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Accounting and Computer Service also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know Auditing are also skilled in Customer Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Night Auditor

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $22K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $24K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $25K. Night Auditors who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $24K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $22,735

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

For Night Auditors, location is an influential factor in determining pay. American cities to the east — New York, Philadelphia, and Washington — all offer salaries upward of the national average; in fact, these names represent the highest-paid cities for Night Auditors in the country. Falling short of the national average by 19 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Tulsa. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Jacksonville and Memphis (10 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Night Auditor

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 171 votes.
056
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Night Auditor Salaries




National Average
$23,000


Skills That Affect Night Auditor Salaries

Bilingual
up arrow 7%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 4%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$23,000




Computer Service
up arrow 5%

Accounting
up arrow 7%

Systems Computer/Console Operations
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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