Carpet Cleaner Salary (United States)

A Carpet Cleaner earns an average wage of $12.18 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Carpet Cleaner Total Pay (?
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$17,551 - $49,857
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MEDIAN: $30,233
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Carpet Cleaner Total Pay (?
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$8.78 - $16.47
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$17,551 - $49,857  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,712  
Commission
$2,000 - $25,500  
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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$18,751 - $42,285  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 215
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.78 - $16.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.12 - $3.26  
Overtime
$11.72 - $24.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,712  
   
Commission
$2,000 - $25,500  
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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$18,751 - $42,285  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 215
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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 16%
Experienced
up arrow 15%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$28,000
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
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 28% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 72%
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