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Rooms Director Salary

Rooms Directors in the United States take home an average $65K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Rooms Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 68 percent of Rooms Directors are male. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision plans. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$45,080 - $87,701
(Median)
$45K
$65K
$88K
MEDIAN: $64,647
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$45,080 - $87,701  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,674  
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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$45,866 - $94,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 174

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Job Description for Rooms Director

The room director, also known as the director of rooms, holds a management position that is available at hotels, motels, and other places that offer room and board. The room director is mainly in charge of managing and preparing rooms, and they also oversee guest services. They may be responsible for maintaining the outward appearance of the hotel, inspecting the building(s)' visual appearance, and overseeing room service, housekeeping, and/or other departments within the hotel. The room director manages a group of employees, which includes the front desk employees and housekeeping staff, amongst others. If the general manager is absent, the room director is usually expected to take over their responsibilities.

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Rooms Director Tasks

  • Register guests, handle transactions, and resolve related issues.
  • Maintain financial records and prepare information for setting room rates and department budgets.
  • Survey lodging rooms and public spaces to ensure proper levels of cleanliness and decorum.

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Rooms Directors may experience a considerable drop in salary when they transition into an upper level Hotel General Manager position, where pay tends to be around $52K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Rooms Director

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


Rooms Directors do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $59K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $67K. Rooms Directors bring in $73K after working for 10 to 20 years. Rooms Directors 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 $76K on average.

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Experience Affects Rooms Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$67,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 10%
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