Housekeeping Manager Salary

Those pursuing careers as Housekeeping Managers in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $41K per year. This group's pay is mainly influenced by residence, followed by the company and tenure. The majority of Housekeeping Managers (68 percent) who took the survey are women. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Although more than a third lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and nearly one-half get dental coverage, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,321 - $56,511
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$41K
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MEDIAN: $41,204
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$10.14 - $21.65
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$0$56K
Salary $28,321 - $56,511
Bonus $482.69 - $4,932
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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$24,286 - $54,197
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 565
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $10.14 - $21.65
Hourly Tips $0.65
Overtime $15.34 - $33.78
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $482.69 - $4,932
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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$24,286 - $54,197
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 357

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Job Description for Housekeeping Manager

A housekeeping manager is responsible for managing the daily housekeeping operations in companies that have guests in residence, such as hotels and hospitals. They ensure that the housekeeping staff maintains standards of cleanliness and availability in residents' quarters and public areas. These managers also monitor and develop staff through performance observations, evaluations, and counseling. They also hire and plan staffing schedules for employees. Additionally, housekeeping managers may also be responsible for budgeting and forecasting within the department, as well as creating and implementing new policies and procedures.

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Housekeeping Manager Tasks

  • Direct and manage all aspects of housekeeping such as scheduling, staffing and quality of cleaning.
  • Develop and deliver effective training.
  • Review quality assurance reports as to physical and cleanliness status of the building.

Common Career Paths for Housekeeping Manager


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Though not the most common occurrence, Housekeeping Managers sometimes become Hospital Housekeeping Directors, where the average income is $55K per year. A Director of Housekeeping role is the most common promotion for Housekeeping Managers moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $50K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Housekeeping Managers is an Executive Housekeeper position, where earnings are usually $36K.

Housekeeping Manager Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Housekeeping Manager


Healthcare Services Group, Inc., Holiday Inn Express, Hilton Worldwide, Marriott International, Inc., and Hampton Inn are among the top companies that take on many Housekeeping Managers. Those at Marriott International, Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $47K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Hilton Worldwide at $45K, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc at $45K, and Residence Inn By Marriott, where Housekeeping Managers annually earn $38K.

Relative to other names in the field, compensation is very low at Holiday Inn Express — the median salary comes to just $25K, just about half of the top paying company's median. A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include Holiday Inn ($25K), Hilton Garden Inn ($29K), and Hampton Inn ($30K).

Popular Skills for Housekeeping Manager


Housekeeping Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Training, People Management, and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Budget Management, Scheduling, and Order Inventory. Those familiar with Scheduling also tend to know People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Housekeeping Manager

Pay by Experience for a Housekeeping Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Housekeeping Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 438 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Housekeeping Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 286 salaries. An experienced Housekeeping Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 236 salaries. A Housekeeping Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 107 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,898

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

For Housekeeping Managers, Washington provides a pay rate that is 39 percent greater than the national average. Housekeeping Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+30 percent), San Diego (+27 percent), Philadelphia (+22 percent), and Boston (+18 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Housekeeping Manager's salary, with Omaha Housekeeping Managers earning salaries that are 23 percent less than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Tampa (15 percent lower) and Austin (5 percent lower).

Housekeeping Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Housekeeping Manager?

Housekeeping Manager in Charlotte:
"Management."
Pros: Working with a big team, managing different personalities.
Cons: Long hours, high stress, endless coaching and counseling.

Housekeeping Manager in Appleton:
"It's never a dull day!"
Pros: The variety in my job. Some days I'm cleaning rooms, some days I'm in laundry, other days I could be in breakfast and sometimes I'm on the front desk.
Cons: There is no structure. People are not held responsible for there own actions.

Housekeeping Manager in Vernon:
"Interesting."
Pros: Helping people get through the day, solving day to day issues and training other.
Cons: Bing under payed and my company not having money...

Housekeeping Manager in Huntersville:
"Great experience."
Pros: Being able to check rooms.
Cons: Stressful at times.

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Key Stats for Housekeeping Manager

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 140 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Housekeeping Manager Salaries

▲12%

▲7%

National Average
$38,000

▼2%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Housekeeping Manager Salaries


▲2%

National Average
$38,000



▼8%

Budget Management
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 140 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 37%
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