Rooms Director Salary

With nearly three-fifths of Rooms Directors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Rooms Directors is $70K annually and can range from $44K on the lower end to $95K per year near the higher end. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most Rooms Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Rooms Directors who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 68 percent. While some workers in this profession — just over one in five — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$46,219 - $88,485
$46K
$70K
$88K
MEDIAN: $69,810
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$46,219 - $88,485  
   
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$1,485 - $17,754  
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$44,385 - $95,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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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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As Rooms Directors transition into upper-level roles like Hotel General Manager, they may see a sharp decline in salary. Hotel General Managers will usually earn $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
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
14%
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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
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 22%
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