General Duty/ Housekeeper Salary

Women make up the vast majority of General Duty Housekeepers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $10.05 per hour. Although nearly one-third have medical coverage and nearly one in four have dental coverage, a majority claim no health benefits at all. Most General Duty Housekeepers report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$17,756 - $53,850

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$7.74 - $19.17

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$17,756 - $53,850  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,957  
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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$16,353 - $41,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.74 - $19.17  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.69 - $2.31  
Overtime
$0.00 - $20.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,957  
   
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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$16,353 - $41,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 174
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Job Description for General Duty/ Housekeeper

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

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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 a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $20K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $21K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $24K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $31K on average.

General Duty/ Housekeeper Advice

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

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Experience Affects General Duty/ Housekeeper Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 64%
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