Rooms Director Salary

The average Rooms Director in the United States earns approximately $65K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too. Men make up the majority of Rooms Directors (69 percent) survey respondents. Most Rooms Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,253 - $88,299
MEDIAN: $64,786

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$44,731 - $96,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 196
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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.


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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As Rooms Directors make advancements to positions like Hotel General Manager, salaries may go down sharply. Usually, Hotel General Managers make $52K.

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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. 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 $66K. For Rooms Directors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $73K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $75K.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


31 %
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 11%