General Duty Housekeepers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $10.78 per hour. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Female General Duty Housekeepers make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Although approximately two in five have medical coverage and roughly one in four have dental coverage, a majority claim no health benefits at all. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$17,936 - $35,375
$21K
MEDIAN: $21,173
50%

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$8.68 - $18.21
$8
$11
$18
MEDIAN: $10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$21,174  
   
Bonus
$100.00  
Total Pay (?
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$18,090 - $38,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.68 - $18.21  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.53  
Overtime
$14.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$100.00  
   
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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$18,090 - $38,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 111

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Job Description for General Duty/ Housekeeper

  • Clean rooms on a daily basis.
  • Clean accidental spills and carries out cleaning tasks other than daily routine.
  • Fill cart with supplies and transport cart to assigned area.
  • Disinfect and wash beds and trash cans as scheduled.
  • Perform deep cleaning of rooms as assigned.

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Pay by Experience Level for General Duty/ Housekeeper

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


General Duty Housekeepers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average inexperienced worker earns $21K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $23K. General Duty Housekeepers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $27K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $28K.

General Duty/ Housekeeper Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

General Duty/ Housekeeper in Brandon:
"Always give your best....and be happy in what you are doing."
Be patient and always do your best........

Key Stats for General Duty/ Housekeeper

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects General Duty/ Housekeeper Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 56%
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