Building Cleaner Salary

Pay for Building Cleaners in the United States sits in the ballpark of $10.18 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $8.03 per hour, and the top verges on $17.48. More than half of Building Cleaners (65 percent) survey participants are women. Just over a fifth receive medical and dental insurance and one-eighth get vision insurance. For the most part, Building Cleaners enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$14,497 - $57,601
(Median)
$14K
$30K
$58K
MEDIAN: $30,005
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$8.03 - $17.48
(Median)
$8
$10
$17
MEDIAN: $10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$14,497 - $57,601  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $900  
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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$16,687 - $40,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.03 - $17.48  
   
Overtime
$1.36 - $21.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $900  
   
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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$16,687 - $40,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Building Cleaner

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


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $21K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $21K on average. Building Cleaners claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $30K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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Experience Affects Building Cleaner Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 39%

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

National Average
$22,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 22% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 76%
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