Housekeeping Manager

Ensuring exceptional cleanliness and hygiene with expert housekeeping management


A housekeeping manager is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of a housekeeping department in a hotel, resort or other hospitality establishment. The housekeeping manager's role is to ensure that guest rooms and public areas are clean, comfortable and well-maintained.

Moreover, the duties of a housekeeping manager can include supervising and training housekeeping staff, managing schedules and budgets, ordering cleaning supplies and equipment as well as ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations. They may also be responsible for coordinating with other departments such as front desk and maintenance in order to ensure a seamless guest experience. 


  • Students can either go for a bachelor’s degree in hotel management, diploma or certification course.
  • Candidates need to have an expertise in Microsoft Office Application. 
  • At least 6 months to 1 year of experience in housekeeping is required.
  • Some colleges/universities may require students to pass entrance exams to give admission in UG or PG Program.
  • No age limit is required. 

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 housekeeping field presents innumerable job profiles:  

  • Hotel General Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Kitchen Manager
  • Lobby Manager
  • Catering Manager
  • Chef
  • Executive Housekeeper

Employment Sector

  • Hotels
  • Resorts
  • 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 Lodhi
  • Taj Falaknuma


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a housekeeping manager is very impressive in India.


Level of Salary

Annual Level Salary 

Starting Salary

Approx ₹2,10,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹5,10,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹8,30,000 


  • Basic Accounting skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Teamwork
  • Decision-making skills
  • Communication skills


The role of a housekeeping manager is critical in the hospitality industry and the career scope of this profession is vast. As a housekeeping manager, you would be responsible for overseeing the cleanliness and upkeep of guest rooms, public areas and other facilities within a hotel or resort. This would involve managing a team of housekeeping staff, ensuring that they are properly trained as well as equipped to perform their duties efficiently.

In addition to managing staff, a housekeeping manager would also be responsible for managing budgets, ordering supplies, developing and implementing cleaning schedules. This would require strong organisational and communication skills as well as the ability to work collaboratively with other departments within the hotel.


  • Job stability
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Variety of work settings
  • Good pay
  • Essential role


  • Physically demanding
  • Working hours 
  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • High-pressure environment
  • Staff management