$55,639
Avg. Salary
$15.86
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,179

Bonus

$200

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Director, Housekeeping is $15.86 per hour.

The average pay for a Director, Housekeeping is $55,639 per year.

10%
$9.88
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$15.86
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$24.25
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MEDIAN $15.86
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$35k
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$56k
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$84k
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MEDIAN $55,639
$35,486 - $84,260
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MEDIAN: $55,639
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$0$84K
Salary $35,486 - $84,260
Bonus $48.94 - $10,264
Profit Sharing $200
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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$30,729 - $84,451
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 676
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $9.88 - $24.25
Hourly Tips $1.10
Overtime $13.79 - $30.34
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $48.94 - $10,264
Profit Sharing $200
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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$30,729 - $84,451
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 154

Job Description for Director, Housekeeping

A director of housekeeping can work at a variety of different places, such as a hotel, an apartment building, or a nursing facility. The director of housekeeping will oversee a staff of housekeepers. The director of housekeeping may also have to carry out housekeeping duties personally. It is important to make sure that staff are performing duties in a professional and thorough manner.

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Director, Housekeeping Tasks
  • Supervise the housekeeping staff at a hotel, hospital, etc., and ensure that the staff maintains high standards of room cleanliness.
  • Train the housekeeping staff in proper procedures to follow, hotel policies, and job safety.
  • Handle administrative tasks such as generating staff work schedules, ordering cleaning supplies, and managing the housekeeping budget.
  • Monitor the work of housekeepers, inspect rooms, and investigate customer complaints.

Common Career Paths for Director, Housekeeping


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Many Directors of Housekeeping move into a Hospital Housekeeping Director role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Hospital Housekeeping Directors on average bring in a similar salary to Directors of Housekeeping. Given that the median pay is $31K, it may be surprising to find that a Housekeeping and Janitorial Manager is the most common role for Directors of Housekeeping to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Hotel General Manager role — which pays $52K — is also typical for Directors of Housekeeping, though less common by comparison.

Director, Housekeeping Job Listings

Popular Skills for Director, Housekeeping


Survey results suggest that Directors of Housekeeping use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Accounts Payable, Operations Management, Budget Management, and Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 12 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Attendance. It is often found that people who know Budget Management are also skilled in Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Housekeeping

Pay by Experience for a Director, Housekeeping has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Housekeeping with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 94 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Housekeeping with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 142 salaries. An experienced Director, Housekeeping which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 158 salaries. A Director, Housekeeping with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 68 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

32%

21%

18%

16%

12%

4%

National Average: $51,818

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Directors of Housekeeping in Boston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 45 percent above the national average. Directors of Housekeeping will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+42 percent), New York (+34 percent), Miami (+24 percent), and Orlando (+22 percent). Compared to the national average, Columbus Directors of Housekeeping have considerably lower salaries, 29 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Tampa and Louisville (22 percent lower and 21 percent lower, respectively).

Director, Housekeeping Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Director, Housekeeping?

Director, Housekeeping in Plainfield:
"It's Ok."
Pros: Regional will back you up when it comes to over ordering supplies.
Cons: Lack of appreciation for employees that go above and beyond.

Director, Housekeeping:
Privately held company. A large family feel. Perks are pretty standard, nothing to really add value. Wages are a little low. Many fun, hospitality professionals to work with! Your opinion counts and you can take ownership to handle issues on your own.

Director, Housekeeping in Englewood:
"We work for the homeowners."
Always remember, we are ultimately employed by the homeowners of the Club. Our job is to make them happy.

Director, Housekeeping in Catskill:
"Wonderful atmostphere, I love it there and I enjoy my work."
Pros: Serving big city people visiting the countryside to relax and enjoy what the Catskills has to offer.
Cons: Dealing with the bugs.

Director, Housekeeping in Spokane:
"Happy work place."
One thing I have learned is that you want to keep the employees in a happy state of mind. Go the extra mile to let them know they are important and that they are doing a good job. Never let them see that you are stressed and that know matter what is coming yours or their way that you all can do it. Show them that you are not afraid to work beside them when it is needed.

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Key Stats for Director, Housekeeping

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 133 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Director, Housekeeping Salaries

▲7%

▲6%

National Average
$52,000

▼2%

▼23%

Skills That Affect Director, Housekeeping Salaries




▲1%

National Average
$52,000


▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 25%