Carpet Cleaner Salary (United States)

A Carpet Cleaner earns an average wage of $11.88 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Carpet Cleaner Salary (?
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$17,811 - $49,523
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30,233
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Carpet Cleaner Salary (?
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$8.81 - $16.29
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$17,811 - $49,523  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,712  
Commission
$1,983 - $31,444  
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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$18,769 - $42,128  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.81 - $16.29  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.12 - $3.23  
Overtime
$11.78 - $24.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,712  
   
Commission
$1,983 - $31,444  
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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$18,769 - $42,128  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 152
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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.

Experience Affects Carpet Cleaner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
Experienced
up arrow 15%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 27% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 72%
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