The majority of Rooms Directors in the United States — just below three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $41K to $96K per year, and the median is $69K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. A strong majority enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a fair number get vision benefits. Job satisfaction for Rooms Directors is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,385 - $88,094
$44K
$69K
$88K
MEDIAN: $68,953
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$44,385 - $88,094  
   
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$1,495 - $17,452  
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$40,851 - $95,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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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 who move into a Hotel General Manager role may often bring in a much lower salary. On average, Hotel General Managers earn $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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $61K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $69K. Rooms Directors see a median salary of $75K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Rooms Directors who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $65K.

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Key Stats for Rooms Director

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
043
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Rooms Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$70,000

Mid-Career
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Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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