Rooms Director Salary

Rooms Directors in the United States can expect wages of $64K per year on average. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Rooms Directors (68 percent) survey respondents are male. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Rooms Directors. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn vision coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,679 - $87,071
(Median)
$45K
$64K
$87K
MEDIAN: $63,981
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$44,679 - $87,071  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,629  
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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$45,149 - $93,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186
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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' salaries may sharply decline when they move into higher-end positions like Hotel General Manager. The typical income for a Hotel General Manager is $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. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $58K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $66K. Rooms Directors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $73K. 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 $75K.

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Experience Affects Rooms Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 14%
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