Executive Housekeeper

From cleaning to comfort: be an executive housekeeper and make every guest feel at home


An executive housekeeper is a professional who manages and coordinates the housekeeping and cleanliness operations in hotels, resorts, hospitals, residential facilities or other similar establishments. They oversee the staff responsible for cleaning and maintaining guest rooms, public areas as well as other facilities to ensure they meet high standards of cleanliness and hygiene.

The executive housekeeper's responsibilities include developing and implementing cleaning protocols as well as procedures, training and supervising housekeeping staff, managing inventory and supplies, creating budgets and ensuring compliance with safety along with health regulations.

They also play a key role in maintaining good communication between different departments of the establishment including front office, maintenance as well as food and beverage to ensure seamless operations and guest satisfaction. 


For Bachelor’s

  • Completion of 10+2 education or its equivalent from a recognized board
  • Meeting the minimum academic requirements set by the institution such as minimum percentage for grades in specific subjects. 
  • Language proficiency tests (such as IELTS or TOEFL) for non-native English speakers. 

For Master’s

  • A bachelor's degree in hospitality or related fields from a recognized institution
  • Some institutions may require applicants to have relevant work experience or completed internships. 

Job Roles

The field of hotel management aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the catering field presents innumerable job profiles:  

  • Housekeeping Manager
  • Housekeeping Director
  • Housekeeping Supervisor
  • Hotel Executive Housekeeping
  • Accommodation Service Manager

Employment Sector

  • Hotels
  • Lodges
  • Resorts
  • Guest Houses
  • Tour and Travel Agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Service Industry

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in the hotel management field. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India:

  • The Leela Palace Group of Hotels
  • The Taj Mahal Palace Group of Hotels
  • The Oberoi Group of Hotels
  • Umaid Bhawan Palace Group of Hotels


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of an executive housekeeper is very impressive in India.


Level of Salary

Annual Level Salary 

Starting Salary

Approx ₹2,10,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹5,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹9,00,000 


  • Communication skills
  • Compliance
  • Guest Service
  • Detail Oriented



The career scope for an executive housekeeper is vast and varied. In the hospitality industry, hotels and resorts are the primary employers of executive housekeepers. However, executive housekeepers can also work in hospitals, assisted living facilities, corporate offices as well as residential facilities.

As the demand for quality housekeeping services continues to rise, the job outlook for executive housekeepers is expected to remain positive. With experience and skills executive housekeepers can advance to higher-level positions such as Director of Housekeeping, Regional Director of Operations or General Manager.

Additionally, executive housekeepers can also find opportunities to work for themselves by starting their own housekeeping or cleaning business. This allows them to be their own boss and set their own rates as well as hours.


  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Job Security 
  • Creative Freedom
  • Good Pay
  • Exciting work
  • Rewarding Career


  • Physically demanding work
  • Long and irregular hours 
  • High stress
  • High expectations
  • Limited creativity