Pay for Building Cleaners in the United States sits in the ballpark of $10.32 per hour. Women Building Cleaners who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, a majority are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by close to one-fourth and dental insurance is reported by one in four. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$12,255 - $53,438
$12K
$21K
$53K
MEDIAN: $20,879
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90%

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$8.01 - $19.65
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MEDIAN: $10.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$12,255 - $53,438  
   
Bonus
$1,400  
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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$16,493 - $43,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.01 - $19.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.89  
Overtime
$9.79 - $30.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,400  
   
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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$16,493 - $43,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89

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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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $21K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $25K. Building Cleaners with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $26K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $22K.

Key Stats for Building Cleaner

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
042
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Building Cleaner Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 69%
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