General Duty/ Housekeeper Salary
General Duty Housekeepers in the United States take home approximately $10.82 per hour on average. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most General Duty Housekeepers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Female General Duty Housekeepers make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, over one-half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by just over two-fifths and dental insurance is reported by roughly a fourth. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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.
For General Duty Housekeepers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $21K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $23K. After working for 10 to 20 years, General Duty Housekeepers make a median salary of $28K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $30K.