The average rate for a Carpet Cleaner is $12.22 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$20,217 - $56,673
(Median)
$20K
$33K
$57K
MEDIAN: $32,981
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90%

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$9.33 - $16.59
(Median)
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$20,217 - $56,673  
   
Bonus
$98.99 - $4,438  
Commission
$4,045  
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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$20,207 - $43,884  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.33 - $16.59  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.15 - $3.00  
Overtime
$11.40 - $27.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$98.99 - $4,438  
   
Commission
$4,045  
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).
)
$20,207 - $43,884  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 204
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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 47%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 74%
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