Head Housekeeper Salary

Head Housekeepers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $11.00 per hour. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Head Housekeepers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Just under a third receive medical and dental insurance and slightly less than one-fifth get vision plans. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$19,728 - $41,147
$20K
$34K
$41K
MEDIAN: $33,866
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$8.78 - $16.40
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$11
$16
MEDIAN: $11.06
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$0$41K
Salary $19,728 - $41,147
Bonus $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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$18,486 - $37,628
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $8.78 - $16.40
Hourly Tips $0.04 - $0.91
Overtime $11.38 - $23.65
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $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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$18,486 - $37,628
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 212

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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 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.

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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 $21,000 based on 111 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 $23,000 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Head Housekeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 61 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 $27,000 based on 33 salaries.

Head Housekeeper Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Head Housekeeper?

Head Housekeeper in Yankton:
Pros: The people I work with and the location.
Cons: Got promoted to head of housekeeping with a raise and the raise didn't kick in until a month later.

Head Housekeeper in Panama City Beach:
"I like it alot especially since I started as a regular hous."
Pros: My work environment and my employees that I have they are absolutely great.
Cons: OMG that everybody wants to always check out on Sunday.

Head Housekeeper in Rome:
Pros: I love my job I get to meet a lot of people that come into the crisis center.
Cons: I do a lot laundry cleaning and making beds but do not get paid enough I also do ordering of the cleaning supplies that we use.and I make sure everything is up to par for carf inspections.

Key Stats for Head Housekeeper

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Head Housekeeper Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

Late-Career
▲14%

National Average
$24,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 73%
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