Building Cleaner Salary

The average Building Cleaner in the United States earns approximately $10.30 per hour. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Although slightly more than a fifth have medical coverage and nearly one-fourth have dental coverage, a strong majority claim no health benefits at all. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$12,798 - $56,261
$13K
$22K
$56K
MEDIAN: $21,709
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50%
90%

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$8.00 - $19.68
$8
$10
$20
MEDIAN: $10.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$12,798 - $56,261  
   
Bonus
$350.00  
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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$16,529 - $44,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.00 - $19.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.89  
Overtime
$9.79 - $30.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$350.00  
   
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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$16,529 - $44,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Job Description for Building Cleaner

Building cleaners generally work for custodial/maintenance crews in office building, banks, and similar environments. They report to a building or maintenance supervisor and perform general cleaning duties, either at the end of the day or early in the morning, in order to help keep the workplace presentable and visually-appealing.

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Building Cleaner Tasks

  • Clean carpets and upholstery.
  • Operate, maintain and use proper storage of carpet equipment.
  • Report all safety hazards, broken and malfunctioning equipment.
  • Mix and utilize carpet cleaning chemicals.
  • Operate and maintain industrial carpet cleaner.

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Pay by Experience Level for Building Cleaner

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $21K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $25K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Building Cleaners make a median salary of $25K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $23K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Key Stats for Building Cleaner

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Building Cleaner Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲11%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 70%
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