Rooms Director Salary
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.
|Salary||$44,385 - $88,094|
|Bonus||$1,495 - $17,452|
|Total Pay (||$40,851 - $95,550|
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.Read More...
The room director seeks to improve guest experiences by maintaining and improving rooms, managing large events, and making financial decisions such as adjustments to room rates. The room director is also expected to produce a financial report, manage the budget of the hotel, and present material about the hotel's finances, forecasts, and plans for the future.
Most room directors have at least a bachelor's degree, preferably in business management, hotel management, or a related field, but it is not necessary in all positions. Companies generally require relevant experience, usually at least four years in the industry. The room director usually works exclusively within the hotel and may have their own office. Companies that hire room directors include hotel chains, boutique hotels, and hospitality groups.
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.
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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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