Rooms Director Salary

Median pay for Rooms Directors in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $64K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision plans. Men account for the majority of Rooms Directors who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction for Rooms Directors is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,976 - $87,873
(Median)
$45K
$64K
$88K
MEDIAN: $64,290
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$44,976 - $87,873  
   
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$0.00 - $15,724  
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$45,765 - $94,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 171

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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.

Common Career Paths for Rooms Director


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For Rooms Directors, a move to the Hotel General Manager role often correlates with a sharp decline in salary. Hotel General Managers typically make $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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $59K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $67K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $73K in this role. Rooms Directors who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $76K.

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Experience Affects Rooms Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$67,000

Entry-Level
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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: 11%