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Carpet Cleaner Salary

A Carpet Cleaner earns an average wage of $11.45 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$17,409 - $49,479
(Median)
$17K
$31K
$49K
MEDIAN: $30,980
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50%
90%

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$8.92 - $16.43
(Median)
$8
$11
$16
MEDIAN: $11.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$17,409 - $49,479  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,051  
Commission
$1,983 - $18,670  
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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$18,865 - $42,027  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.92 - $16.43  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.12 - $2.39  
Overtime
$11.89 - $24.93  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,051  
   
Commission
$1,983 - $18,670  
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).
)
$18,865 - $42,027  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 177

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Job Description for Carpet Cleaner

Carpet cleaners are not only responsible for cleaning carpets, but also for conducting general cleaning tasks and making minor repairs. The job is physical and includes lifting and moving objects of various sizes. Carpet cleaners have many responsibilities including driving a vehicle with their equipment, taking inventory and maintaining their various tools and supplies, and loading, unloading and securing equipment. They are also responsible for lifting and moving furniture, tools, equipment and other items, as well as performing minor repairs and reporting major repairs. Carpet cleaners also recommend supplies and equipment when needed, as well as perform other duties as needed.

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Carpet 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 Carpet Cleaner

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

 
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Experience Affects Carpet Cleaner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 71%
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