The average hourly pay for a Head Housekeeper is $11.29.
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$15 - $1,028
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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…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Head Housekeeper
The top respondents for the job title Head Housekeeper are from the companies Motel 6, Comfort Inn and Suites and Laquinta Inn. Reported salaries are highest at Laquinta Inn where the average pay is $12.50. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Americinn Lodge and Suites, earning around $11.22. Comfort Inn and Suites pays the lowest at around $9.38. Holiday Inn Express also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $9.44.
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Pay by Experience Level for Head Housekeeper
An entry-level Head Housekeeper with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.13 based on 7 salaries. An early career Head Housekeeper with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.55 based on 182 salaries. A mid-career Head Housekeeper with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.35 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Head Housekeeper with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.90 based on 125 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $12.
Years of Experience
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