A Head Housekeeper earns an average wage of C$13.75 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$22,469 - C$47,166
C$32K
MEDIAN: C$32,000
50%
C$12.06 - C$22.20
C$12
C$15
C$22
MEDIAN: C$14.87
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$47K
Salary C$32,000
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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C$24,734 - C$47,455
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data C$0C$22
Hourly Rate C$12.06 - C$22.20
Hourly Tips C$1.16
Overtime C$15.50
Annual Data C$0C$47K
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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C$24,734 - C$47,455
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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 Pay By Employer

$0$23K

$19,425

Motel 6
8 profiles
$20,267

Head Housekeeper Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Head Housekeeper

Pay by Experience for a Head Housekeeper has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Housekeeper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$28,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Housekeeper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$32,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Head Housekeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$32,000 based on 9 salaries. A Head Housekeeper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Head Housekeeper

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Head Housekeeper Salaries

Experienced
▲2%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
C$31,000

Late-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 42%