Building Cleaner Salary
Building Cleaners in the United States can expect to earn an average of $10.46 per hour. In this profession, just over a fifth enjoy medical and dental coverage, and nearly one in five have vision insurance, as well. Women make up a slight majority of Building Cleaners (58 percent) survey respondents. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
|Salary||$12,571 - $62,300|
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|$16,700 - $44,834|
|Hourly Rate||$8.11 - $19.92|
|Overtime||$9.79 - $30.64|
|Total Pay (||$16,700 - $44,834|
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.Read More...
The duties of building cleaners vary depending on the particular building's maintenance plans, but they will typically sweep, mop, and even polish tile or hard-surface floors in the building. They will also vacuum all carpeted floors, do any deep cleaning as required, and perhaps use specialized commercial equipment which may require on-the-job training to operate.
Building cleaners help dispose of all waste, empty all trash receptacles, and transfer collected trash to dumpsters. They will also be required to sweep and mop all restrooms, replace disposables, and dust and eliminate cobwebs. They may be given specialized jobs to perform on particular days of the week or month involving deep cleaning, carpet cleaning, or other small jobs.
A building cleaner is generally an entry-level position without strict education requirements. They must be able to lift and carry up to fifty pounds and be comfortable with reasonably strenuous manual labor. Most building cleaners work evenings and overnights or early mornings when the buildings' employees are absent to avoid distracting them from regular business operations.
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.
Pay by Experience Level for Building Cleaner
Pay by Experience for a Building Cleaner has a positive trend. An entry-level Building Cleaner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 56 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Building Cleaner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Building Cleaner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 23 salaries. A Building Cleaner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 13 salaries.
Key Stats for Building Cleaner
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