Rooms Director Salary

Just under three-fifths of Rooms Directors in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $44K to $91K per year, and the average comes out to $71K per year. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one in four lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Rooms Directors who answered the questionnnaire. Work is enjoyable for Rooms Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,725 - $84,857
$46K
$71K
$85K
MEDIAN: $70,763
10%
50%
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Salary $45,725 - $84,857
Bonus $1,485 - $19,727
Profit Sharing $1,000
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$44,219 - $91,306
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Rooms Director


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Rooms Directors may see a hefty downturn in earnings if they take top-notch roles like Hotel General Manager. The average pay for a Hotel General Manager is $52K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Rooms Director

Pay by Experience for a Rooms Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Rooms Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Rooms Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Rooms Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 37 salaries. A Rooms Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Rooms Director

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Rooms Director Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$70,000

Late-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 24%
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