A Head Housekeeper earns an average wage of AU$23.36 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$42,253 - AU$59,785
AU$51K
MEDIAN: AU$50,500
50%
AU$18.85 - AU$27.34
AU$19
AU$23
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$23.27
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$60K
Salary AU$50,500
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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AU$38,912 - AU$60,158
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data AU$0AU$28
Hourly Rate AU$18.85 - AU$27.34
Overtime AU$28.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
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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AU$38,912 - AU$60,158
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

Job Description for Head Housekeeper

Larger hotels and resorts are typical employers for head housekeepers, which are normally supervisory positions that are salaried or hourly with many managerial duties. The head housekeeper has oversight on the entire housekeeping crew and likely reports to a manager, providing feedback and input on the members of the staff. A large portion of the head housekeeper's duties involves inspecting work performed by the cleaning staff at the hotel or resort and providing feedback. The head housekeeper is the first supervisor in charge of ensuring that standards of the institution are met.

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Head Housekeeper Tasks

  • Supervise housekeeping staff, preparing schedules, assigning duties, and providing guidance and performance feedback.
  • Maintain inventory of housekeeping supplies, coordinating or ordering replacements and equipment repair.
  • Respond to guest requests, inquiries, and issues and manage lost and found.
  • Coordinate and/or facilitate housekeeping staff training on standard operating procedures, safety policies, and health/sanitation regulations.
  • Inspect premises, public areas, and/or guest rooms, ensuring compliance to company procedures and health/sanitation standards.

Head Housekeeper Job Listings

Key Stats for Head Housekeeper

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Head Housekeeper Salaries

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%