General Duty/ Housekeeper Salary

General Duty Housekeepers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $10.79 per hour. Although over a third have medical coverage and about a fourth have dental coverage, the larger part claim no health benefits at all. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Female General Duty Housekeepers make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$14,497 - $77,477
$14K
$23K
$77K
MEDIAN: $23,358
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$8.67 - $18.21
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$18
MEDIAN: $10.79
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$14,497 - $77,477  
   
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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$18,097 - $37,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.67 - $18.21  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.53  
Overtime
$14.74  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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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$18,097 - $37,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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.


For many General Duty Housekeepers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. 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. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $27K in this role. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $30K.

General Duty/ Housekeeper Advice

Q: What is it like working as a General Duty/ Housekeeper?

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
74 %
Male
26 %

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
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects General Duty/ Housekeeper Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 57%
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